Last updated: March 17th, 2019
Collective Good Foundation, its subsidiaries, and branch operations hereinafter referred as ‘CGF’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ is committed to respect your privacy and choices. The statement highlights our privacy practices regarding ‘Information’ that we collect and store about you through this website and also for the ‘Information’ that you provide us while participating in our initiatives.
This statement is applicable to the folllowing websites/domains:
This site and/or our e-mails may link to third parties’ websites. It is also possible that third parties’ websites or emails may link to our site. Such third-party websites may have privacy policies that are substantially different than this policy. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by third parties. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these websites before transmitting any personal information to third parties.
For the purposes of this privacy statement, 'Personal Information' is any data which relates to an individual and/or organisation that may be identified from that data, or from a combination of a set of data, and other information which is in possession of CGF.
In general, you may browse our website without providing any Personal Information about yourself.
We collect your personal information through
(i) Information that you provide via our website, including information you provide when you register on our website including but not limited to name, mailing address, email address(es), designation, company, country and telephone number; We collect personal information about you through various channels, including, without limitation: - by registering an account with us - by filling out a form or survey - by posting a comment - by signing up for an e-mail newsletter - by e-mailing us - by contributing to an article published on our website
If you do not want us to collect personal information about you, you can simply decide to not submit the information and to not use this site
(ii) Using an analytics system and using cookies: Like the operators of most websites, we may use tracking software and similar technology, which automatically collects information about your computer hardware and software, and use of the website. This information may be used by us for the operation of the website and to provide general statistics regarding use of the website. We may collect information regarding your visit to this Site using cookies and other web tracking methods. A cookie is a small amount of data that is created by a website and saved by your web browser or equipment and its purpose is to remember information about your visit to this Site and your preferences.
This may include
We collect your information for purposes including, but not limited to the following: to send you information about the initiative and other activities and events; for site administration;
We may also decide to use information about you to track how you use this Site. In addition, we may aggregate the personal information that you provide with the personal information that other users provide in order to conduct research, analysis, or studies for our own purposes (i.e. not related to providing you with specific services).
In case you choose to author and/or contribute to any posts (including but not limited to co-author, commenting, sharing) that we have published on our website, the name and email address you enter with your comment will be saved to this website’s database, along with your computer’s IP address and the time and date that you authored and/or contributed. This information is used to identify you as a contributor by CGF and it’s affiliates. You acknowledge that the information that you choose to provide, including any personal information, may be available generally to the public. You also acknowledge and represent that your contribution is not confidential or proprietary to you or any other person or entity. You grant us a license to use your contribution, and we may use those contributions (not in conjunction with your personal information) for marketing, promotional, and any other commercial or non-commercial purposes.
If you choose not to provide information that is mandatory to the process of GC, to process your request, or any other service or support we provide, we will not be able to provide the corresponding service.
We share your Personal Information with the following, without limitation:
We may share your personally identifiable information as required by, or permitted by law. This may include sharing your personally identifiable information with governmental entities, or third parties in response to subpoenas, court orders, other legal process, or as we believe is necessary to exercise our legal rights, to defend against legal claims that have been brought against us, or to defend against possible legal claims that we determine in our sole discretion might be brought against us.
We may also report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we reasonably believe to be unlawful, or that we reasonably believe may aid a law enforcement investigation into unlawful activity.
We may also share your personally identifiable information if we determine, in our sole judgment, that the release of your information may protect the rights, property, or safety of you or another person. In this instance we may share your information with law enforcement or any other person or entity we determine, in our sole judgment, may be able to protect you or the other person. We may also report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we reasonably believe to be unlawful, or that we reasonably believe may aid a law enforcement investigation into unlawful activity. In addition to the above, the user is subject to the Terms and Conditions for the Grand Challenge and the Terms of Sharing of information mentioned in the same.
CGF reserves the right to withdraw the features of allowing users to view and modify the information as it deems fit
View: You will currently be able view certain information submitted by you through the registration process, application forms which include “Step 1: Complete Organisation Profile” and “Step 2: Read Problem Statement and Submit Proposals”. You will not be able to view any other data submitted by you, which may include, but not be limited to, data submitted in the contact forms.
Modify: You will currently be able to modify the data submitted by you through the Sign Up process via the “Account Information” page which will include your name, password, phone number, location, twitter handle and linkedin profile. However, a user will not be able to modify the Email ID with which they have registered. Additionally, a user will be able to modify the information that has been provided via web pages which include, but not limited by “Step 1: Complete Organisation Profile” and “Step 2: Read Problem Statement and Submit Proposals” until they have submitted the form. Once the jury process begins, users will be able to view, but will not be able to modify the data they have submitted.
Whenever we obtain your personal information, we will use reasonable practices to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. While we will use such efforts, we cannot and will not act as insurers of the security of your personal information. We assume no liability for any disclosure of data which may be due to, but not limited to, errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control
Personal Information can be retained for a period as CGF deems fit to fulfill, including, but not limited to the following:
The website is presently being hosted in Bangalore on a third party server owned by Digital Ocean. This website doesn’t fall under the jurisdiction of GDPR.