You can visit the website and browse without having to provide personal information. During your visit to the website, you remain anonymous and at no time can we identify you unless you provide any personal information to us or have an account on the website and log on with your account information
Protege Research may disclose aggregated information to third parties about the use of the website, general statistical information about the website and visitors, such as number of visitors, number and type of services provided.
Protege Research shall not sell / use / redistribute or rent your personal information for marketing purposes without your explicit consent.
Protege Research and its affiliates will be responsible for your personal data provided to or collected by us for providing you customized services.
Protege Research’s Commitment to Protect Personal Information
Protege Research has implemented necessary safeguards and measures to protect against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception of personal information. However, no internet site can fully eliminate security risks.
Protege Research and its affiliates adhere to all applicable data protection laws including GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
We ensure that appropriate data privacy safeguards are adopted across the organization and your rights stay the same no matter where your data is processed by Protege Research.
INFORMATION WE MAY PROCESS (“Personal Data”)
We may collect personal data on this online portal, including information we collect while performing business transactions and information we collect from other sources, as permitted by law;. We may collect your personal data including but not limited to
Various usage and user metrics when you visit and use our Website including but not limited to cookies, IP addresses, device and software identifiers, referring and exiting URLs, onsite behaviour and usage information, feature use metrics and statistics, usage history, and location data. While some of this data is captured directly from you, for example, by way of web forms and web log servers, others can be captured indirectly from third parties, for example, tracing organization details, preferences, and interests on the basis of IP address and browsing history respectively.
Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering to use the Website, subscribing to the Company’s service, posting material, requesting further services and/or applying for a position of employment with us, including but not limited to your job title, name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, social media profile, curriculum vitae / resume, skillset, preferences, and interests.
Information that you provide to us by completing any other forms on the Website or if you contact us with comments or specific requests (including but not limited to your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address). We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Website.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
MEANS OF PROCESSING DATA
We may process your Personal Data through the following means:
Web job application forms/careers applications;
Registration for an event/activity;
Information request mechanism (for example, Contact Us).
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers with a small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Please note, a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer, that is to say, cookies cannot access any other information on your computer.
Our Website uses these cookies to collect information and to improve our Service by making your interaction with us faster and more secure. They may be used for the purposes of managing your preferences, maintaining and optimizing security, marketing, communication, analytics, and research.
We majorly use below types of cookies:
Essential Cookies or Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential to the functioning of our Website and for you to move around the Website. Without these cookies, certain features could not function. No information about your browsing habits is gathered by these cookies.
Functional Cookies: These cookies remember how you prefer to use our Website and improve the way our Website works. These are persistent cookies that help us recognize you as an existing user, so it’s easier for you to return to our Website without signing in again. After signing in, the persistent cookies stay on your browser and will be read when you return on to our sites. These remain on your computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.
Performance Cookies: Some cookies help us with the performance and design of our Website. For example, these cookies show us statistics, which are the most frequently visited pages on the Website, help us record any difficulties you have with the Website, and whether our advertising is effective or not.
If you do not want to receive cookies, most browsers allow you to control cookies through their setting preferences. However, if you do turn off cookies in your browser, you will not be able to fully experience some of the features of our Website.
GROUNDS FOR LAWFUL PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
When we process your Personal data, we do so primarily in connection with marketing, sale, and promotion of services which we provide or which are procured using our services and to improve and enhance the range of those services and offerings. We may process your personal data in the following circumstances:
When we process cookies, with your explicit consent; or
When we process your personal data for recruitment, communication, sales and marketing, registration and subscriptions purposes, where processing is necessary for the purpose of pursuing our legitimate interests.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
We generally use the information to establish and enhance our relationship with our users for the following purposes:
Communication: We may use your information to administer and provide services you request or have expressed an interest in, to communicate with you in case of any inquiry or support, for sending newsletters, updates and promotional materials, for seeking your opinion and feedback and personalize, to notify you about changes to our service, and/or tailor any communications that we may send you.
Career Offering: We provide career options on our Website for the users. They can apply to them using our online forms/links by registering with us. Once you are registered with us, we may use your personal data for various job openings that we have in our company and for sending you communication in case of job vacancies.
Advertising: We may use your information to carry out advertising and market research based on behavioral metrics, geo-location data, demographic data and marketing preferences we capture. We may permit certain third party companies to help us tailor advertising based on use.
Activity Tracking: We may use your information to track your activity on our digital platforms and personalize and improve your experience. This can be used to create an individual profile for you so that we can understand and respect your preferences or for profiling purposes to enable us to personalize and/or tailor any marketing communications that you may consent to receive from us.
Optimization: We may use your information to operate, improve and maintain our site, to prevent fraud and abuse.
Information Sharing: We may use and share your information with third parties with whom we have a contractual relationship.
We keep your personal data only for the duration of legitimate business requirements or as required by law.
TRANSFERRING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
As a global business, we may transfer your personal data to servers, entities and partners located anywhere in the world so that they may process personal data on our behalf. By using our Website or otherwise providing us with your personal data, you agree to us doing so in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Notice and applicable data protection laws and regulations. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with our data protection policy, which is in line with applicable data protection legislation. We may also transfer your data to third party service providers and web analytics tool providers, such as Google Analytics, DoubleClick Cookies, Lead Forensics, etc. Protege Research may permit certain third party companies to help Protege Research tailor the advertising that it thinks may be of interest to you, based on your use of our Website.
We understand the importance of taking extra precautions to protect the privacy and safety of children using our Website. The Services are not intended for users under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect any Personal data from children under 16 or market to or solicit information from anyone under the age of 16. If we become aware that a person submitting Personal data is under 16, we will delete all the information as soon as possible unless it is with the consent and involvement of a parent or guardian. If you believe we might have any information about or about a child under 16, please contact us.
SECURITY: HOW SECURE IS YOUR INFORMATION WITH US?
We have implemented appropriate physical, electronic, procedural and managerial procedures to safeguard your information against loss, unauthorized access, misuse or modification. We require any third parties processing your information to implement the same levels of protection with respect to your data. We strive to use commercially acceptable means for protecting your information.
CHANGES TO THE NOTICE
This Notice is effective as of 1st March 2021. We reserve the right to update or change this Notice at any time, and we will provide you with the updated Notice when we make any substantial updates at the earliest either through email or by providing a prominent notice of change on the Website. You should check the Notice periodically. Your continued use of the Website after we post any modifications to the Notice on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Notice.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
From time to time we may provide links to the websites of other organisations, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS AND WHO TO CONTACT
We will respect your legal rights in relation to your data. Below are the rights granted to you as per the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and Protege Research is committed towards protection of the same.
In case you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Notice / Policy or wish to exercise any of the above mentioned rights, you can contact us through the Contact Us page.