Bennett, Coleman & Company Limited – through Television Division respects the privacy of its users and is committed to protect it in all respects. With a view to offer enriching internet experience to its users BCCL’s TV Division (known as Times Network of the Company) offers a variety of services. You may read 'About Us' to know more about BCCL. The Brand Surge initiative is owned and operated by BCCL.
We want you to:
As we update, improve and expand the services, this policy may change accordingly from time to time, so please refer back to it periodically.
You should not access or use the Website or Service by means of any mechanism or technology which conceals your actual geo-location or provides incorrect details of your location (for example, use a virtual private network (VPN) to access the Service).
We will not be responsible or liable for any collection, storage or processing of your personal information or data if you use any mechanism or technology to access or use Website or the Service which conceals your actual geo-location.
'Personal Information' or Personal Data' means any information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) to a particular individual or natural person, such as the individual's name, address, email
address, mobile number and any other identifier indicating to that particular person. When anonymous information is directly or indirectly associated with personal information, the resulting information also is treated as personal information.
BCCL respects the privacy of the users of the Services they use and is committed to reasonably protect it in all respects. The information about the user as collected by the Company are:
We collect personal information when you provide it by writing to us or by submitting an electronic form on this website. Information that we collect incudes –
We may receive information about you from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it in accordance with this policy. If you provide information to the platform provider or other partner, whom we provide services, your account information and order information may be passed
on to us. We may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records and fulfil the Services or to communicate with you.
We will only collect and process personal data about you in a legal and lawful manner. Lawful basis on which we would collect and process your personal information includes obtaining explicit consent from you or processing for "legitimate interests" where processing is necessary by us to provide you with services (For e.g. processing your information by our group companies/affiliates).
We use information to provide, analyse, administer, enhance and personalize our service and marketing efforts, to process your registration, to provide you services, and to communicate with you related to below mentioned points. For example, we use information to:
In case you choose to decline to submit personally identifiable information on the Site, we may not be able to provide the services to you. In any case, we will not be liable and or responsible for the denial of certain services to you for lack of you providing the necessary personal information.
BCCL shall share your information with any third party without obtaining the prior consent:
When you use the website (or any of its sub sites), we make good faith efforts to provide you upon verification, as and when requested by you, with access to your personal information and shall further ensure that any personal information or information found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible, subject to any requirement for such personal information or information to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes.
We encourage you to review, update, and correct the personal information that we maintain about you, and you may request that we delete personal information about you that is inaccurate, incomplete, or irrelevant for legitimate purposes, or are being processed in a way which infringes any applicable legal requirement. If you would like to review, change or delete personal information we have collected from you please contact our Grievance Officer:- email@example.com.
We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests. In any case, where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort.
Your right to review, update, correct, and delete your personal information may be limited, subject to the law of your jurisdiction:
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. All information gathered on the Site is securely stored within the BCCL controlled database. The database is stored on servers secured behind a firewall; access to the servers is password-protected and is strictly limited. However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we
guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. And, of course, any information you include in a posting to the discussion areas is available to anyone with Internet access.
BCCL will not retain the information longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or keep you updated with BCCL’s promotions where you have asked us to do so and provide you with the best user experience.
If you have any queries, complaints regarding the collecting, processing, transfer of personal data/information or regarding this policy please contact our grievance officer. In relation to any complaints, abuse or concerns with regards to the processing of information provided by you, you may contact us on:- firstname.lastname@example.org
We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint:-
BCCL shall not be responsible for any communication, if addressed, to any non-designated person in this regard.