At BioAngels, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Please read this document carefully as it provides necessary information in regards to the information you share on our platform.
BioAngels’s mobile application/s/ website/ any other electronic medium of communication (“Communication Medium”) is solely for the users of http://www.bioangels.vc; owned and operated by Indian Angel Network Pvt. Ltd. (hereafter “IANPL”). The terms “We”, “Us”, “BioAngels” or “Our”, wherever used refer to BioAngels, which expression shall mean and include its affiliates, successors and permitted assigns.
This Policy has been drafted in compliance with the applicable data protection rules and regulations of India and shall by inference include and comply with any amendments thereto unless expressly excluded.
WHEN YOU USE THE COMMUNICATION MEDIUM YOU ARE VOLUNTARILY PROVIDING US WITH THE INFORMATION REQUESTED (INCLUDING ANY INFORMATION THAT MAY QUALIFY AS PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION) AND CONSENTING TO OUR USE THEREOF IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS POLICY.
During your association with BioAngels, You may be required to execute certain other commercial agreements (Commercial Agreements) and such Commercial Agreements shall govern Your business relationship with BioAngels as per the terms thereof. In the event of any conflict between such agreement and the terms enforced under this Policy, the terms of the Commercial Agreement shall prevail
2. Collection of Information:
BioAngels will only collect the information provided by you via the Communication Medium (“Information”). BioAngels will use the Information only for the purposes described in this Policy and in accordance with the Documents.
During Your use of Our Communication Medium, we may collect and process such Information from You, including but not limited to:
(a) Information that You provide to Us by filling in forms on our Communication Medium. This may include personally identifiable information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number, financial information etc., Unique identifiers such as user name, account number, password and preferences information such as favourites lists, transaction history etc.;
(b) Information relating to Your business provided by you on the Communication Medium.
(c) Information that You provide when You write directly to Us (including by e-mail);
(d) Information that You provide to Us over telephone. We may make and keep a record the information You share with us;
(e) Information relating to logs that is automatically reported by Your device each time You access the Communication Medium. When You use our Communication Medium, Our servers automatically record certain information that Your device sends whenever You visit our Communication Medium.
“Cookies” are small files that reside on Your device’s hard drive and generally contain an anonymous unique identifier and are accessible by the Communication Medium that placed them there and not any other sites. Cookies do a lot of different jobs, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving the user experience. In addition, cookies can help Us to analyze the use of our Communication Medium and online content (analytics cookies) and they can also facilitate/track the interaction on our
Communication Medium and online content with social media (e.g. links to social media sites, like buttons, etc.).
We can place cookies and other similar technology on Your device, including mobile device, in accordance with your preferences set on our cookie consent manager. Depending on your settings in our cookie consent manager on your device, the following information may be collected through cookies or similar technology: your unique device identifier, device IP address, information about your device’s operating system, mobile carrier and your location information (to the extent permissible under applicable law).
Most browsers allow you to manage how cookies are set and used as you’re browsing, and to clear cookies and browsing data. Also, your browser may have settings allowing you to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis. For example, browser settings may allow you to delete existing cookies, allow or block all cookies, and set cookie preferences for websites. Certain browsers also have incognito/ Privacy mode, which doesn’t store your online history of visited sites or cookies on your device after you close all incognito windows.
Additionally, BioAngels may use the services of certain third parties, for the purpose of operating and administering the Communication Medium. Such third-party service providers may collect the information sent by You as part of a web page request, including Cookies and your IP address and such information will be governed by the privacy policies of the third-party service providers.
4. Access to & Use of Information:
Access to Your Information will be restricted to persons associated with BioAngels who have been specifically authorized to access and view such Information by Us.
We may use the Information provided by You in the following ways, viz:
(a) monitor, improve and administer Our Communication Medium;
(b) conduct research and analysis;
(c) analyze how the Communication Medium is used, diagnose service or technical problems, maintain security;
(d) remember information to help You efficiently access the Communication Medium;
(e) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of viewers, visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns;
(f) to confirm Your identity in order to ensure that You are eligible to use the Communication Medium
(g) to ensure that content from Our Communication Medium is presented in the most effective manner based upon Your interests;
(h) to contact You to ensure user satisfaction with respect to Your use of the Communication Medium;
(i) to provide You with information that You request from Us, where You have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
(j) to carry out Our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between You and Us;
(k) to notify You about changes on Our Communication Medium;
(l) to enable Us to comply with Our legal and regulatory obligations;
We may also use Your information, and/ or permit selected third parties including service providers, on the Communication Medium, with Your prior consent, to use Your information or provide You with such information which may be of interest to You and We and/ or they may contact You about the same. If You agree to be so contacted by the third parties, any information You provide to such third parties may be read, collected, and used by them. Notwithstanding the above mentioned, You may choose to stop receiving such information from the third parties by writing to Us at email@example.com
5. Disclosure of Information
We will share Your information with third parties only in such manner as described below:
(a) BioAngels may share the Information with third parties and in such an event, the third parties’ use of Your information will be bound by the Policy. We may store information in locations outside the direct control of BioAngels (for instance, on servers or databases co- located with third-party hosting providers)
(b) We may disclose Your information to any member of the network
(c) In the event that We sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose Your Information, to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. User, email, and visitor Information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such Information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution
(d) We may disclose Your Information to third-party service-providers solely in the course of their provision of services to Us. We will take reasonable precautions to ensure that these service-providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of Your Information
(f) We may disclose Your Information to governmental and other statutory bodies who have appropriate authorization to access the same for any specific legal purposes.
(g) We may share Your Information with our members, advisors, consultants, directors, employees (without limitation). We strongly recommend You not to share any sensitive, proprietary, and/or competitive information that may compromise the confidentiality of Your proposition
6. Your Choices about your information
You may decline to submit identifiable information through the Communication Medium, in which case You may not be allowed to access certain features / parts of the Communication Medium. If You are a registered user, you may update or correct your account information and email preferences at any time by logging in to your account. Alternatively, if You believe that any of Your Information held by Us is inaccurate, You may write to Us at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is Your responsibility to ensure that any information You provide Us remains accurate and updated.
We will retain and use Your Information as necessary to comply with Our legal obligations,resolve disputes, and enforce Our agreements.
You have the following rights in relation to Your Information:
To access the Information held by Us about you
- To have your Information corrected, for example, if it is incomplete or incorrect
- To opt out of receiving marketing communications at any time
- To restrict or object to the processing of Information or request erasing Information (in certain circumstances and subject to applicable law)
- To receive a copy of the Information which you have provided to Us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (in certain circumstances and subject to applicable law)
- Where you have provided Information voluntarily, or otherwise consented to its use, the right to withdraw your consent
- The right to complain to a data protection authority
If you have a query or wish to exercise your rights, please contact: email@example.com
7. Storage and Security
As a registered user with an account and a password, You are responsible for implementing an appropriately strong password, and keeping Your password confidential.
All information You provide to Us is stored on secured servers whether outside or within India. However, please bear in mind that the secure servers are not controlled by BioAngles and are managed and operated by third party service providers.
These servers use commercially available tools provided by such third party storage providers to provide appropriate safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of Your information against loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, reproduction, use or amendment.
It is our policy to only use third-party support providers that are bound to maintain appropriate levels of data protection, security and confidentiality, and that comply with any applicable legal requirements for transferring Information outside the jurisdiction in which it was originally
collected. However, in using the Communication Medium, You accept the inherent security implications of data transmission over the internet and the world wide web. You data cannot always be guaranteed as completely secure. Therefore, Your use of the Communication Medium will be at Your own risk.
We assume no liability for any disclosure of information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond Our reasonable control and You agree that You will not hold Us responsible for any breach of security unless such breach has been caused as a direct result of Our gross negligence or wilful
In the event We become aware of any breach of the security of Your information, We will promptly notify You and take appropriate action to the best of Our ability to remedy such a breach.
If you know or have reason to believe that your account credentials have been lost, stolen, altered, or otherwise compromised, or in case of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your account, please contact us by contacting the Grievance Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. Retention of Information
Our policy is to retain the Information only for as long as it is needed for the purposes described herein. In order to meet our professional and legal requirements, to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights, and for archiving and historical purposes we may need to retain Information for significant periods of time.
10. Contact Us
If you have any questions or comments about our policy outlined above or would like to report any grievances, you can contact us at:
Name: Divya Jain
Designation: Senior Manager