Welcome to https://ampersand-group.org/ (“Website”), which is owned and operated by Ampersand Group, a company incorporated in India. We are committed to providing Remote Healthcare Services, Skilling and Vocational Training and K-12 Education and where you can feel confident that your privacy is protected.
If you wish not to agree with any of the terms and conditions of this Policy, kindly refrain from using the Website.
In order to make the best use of the Website enable your Information to be captured accurately on the Website, it is essential that you have logged in using your own credentials.
Personal Information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
- Whether the information or opinion is true or not; and
- Whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
It includes information about an individual which, when combined with other information (which may not be controlled by the same entity), identifies an individual or renders the individual reasonably identifiable.
When you use our Website to register, we collect and store/record your personal information which is provided by you from time to time. When you register with us, you generally provide your email address, country of residence, and areas of interest if you choose to receive newsletters, updates, or other information from us; your contact information, and any other personal data you choose to include, if you email, text, or instant message us, or contact us through our sites; and any personal data contained in, or included with, any proposal documents, feedback, comments, photos, videos, or other information you submit via online portals, forms, surveys, or interactive portions of our Website. The Personal Information shall not be used for any other purposes. Neither shall the Personal Information be used for any kind of tracking purposes.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Some personal data must be provided to participate in certain programs, activities, or events (such as to sign up for a newsletter, apply for a job, or register to participate in one of our events), so the decision not to provide information might limit or eliminate certain functions of our Website or your ability to participate. No information shall be disclosed more than what is requested.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Whenever it is reasonable and practical to do so we may disclose your Personal Information to our specific employees who need to know such data, our service providers to process it for us based on our instructions and for no other purpose, and with partners that are collaborating with us to fund projects or host events. We may also use your personal data to send you information you have expressly chosen to receive (with your consent), review and respond to proposal documents, feedback, comments, photos, videos, or other information you submit via online portals, electronic forms, surveys, or interactive portions of our Website; administer and inform our program strategies and charitable activities; administer, safeguard, and improve our Website, systems, facilities, events, and other business operations; protect our rights and the safety of others; (all for our legitimate interests); contribute to our archive of information in the public interest and law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity. We may also use and disclose your Personal Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) to comply with applicable law in India, to respond to requests from public and government authorities, (b) to enforce our terms and conditions, (c) is disclosed pursuant to an Order of a Court or Governmental Agency as so required by such order.
If you submit feedback, comments, photos, videos, or other information to interactive portions of our Website, such submission may be made publicly available to anyone who visits those areas of our Website. Other visitors may access, re-post, or use such submission. Even if you remove or delete your submission, copies may remain in cached or archived areas of our sites or retained by other visitors.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY
In addition, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you access the Website.
Our Website are not intended for minors (individuals under the age of 18, or equivalent minimum age depending on jurisdiction), and we do not knowingly collect personal data from minors. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a minor, we will take steps to delete the data without notice as soon as possible.
When you use certain features on the Website viz:- the discussion forums and your post or your sharing of your Personal Information such as comments, messages, files, photos, will be available to all other users and also shall appear in the public domain. All such sharing of information shall be done at your own risk. Please note that if you disclose your Personal Information in your profile or when posting on its forums this information may become publicly available.
CHANGE IN THE FUTURE
We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Personal Information, for example:
- we store your Personal Information on secure servers
We will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your Personal Information. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contact Information” section below.
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained. The criteria used to determine our further retention periods include: (i) when we have legal obligation to which we are subject; or (iii) as advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations, litigation or regulatory investigations.
We shall undertake all reasonable efforts to address your grievances at the earliest possible opportunity. You may contact us at:
Grievance Officer: [email protected]
We will deal with requests for access to Personal Information or complaints in a confidential manner and will treat all complaints seriously and each of such complaint will be investigated promptly. Because email communications are not always secure, please do not include any Sensitive Personal Information in your emails to us.
Please also reach out to us on [email protected], in case of any queries.