Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 24, 2021

 

This Privacy Policy describes the Indian Journal of Law and Technology’s policies and procedures on the collection, use, and disclosure of user information when using the Website. It informs the user about its privacy rights.

We use Your Personal Data to provide and improve the Website. By using the Website, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

 

Definitions

The following words as used in the Privacy Policy shall have the following assigned meanings.  These words have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or plural.

  • Account means a unique account created for You to access the Website or parts of it .

  • IJLT (refers to the Indian Journal of Law and Technology of the  National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

  • Device means any device that can access the Website including a computer, a cell phone, or a digital tablet.

  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

  • Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes data on behalf of the IJLT. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the IJLT to facilitate the Website, to provide the Website on behalf of the IJLT, to perform services related to the Website or to assist the IJLT in analysing how the Website is used.

  • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Website or from the Website infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

  • Website refers to the IJLT website, accessible from https://www.ijlt.in/

  • You, means the individual accessing or using the Website, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Website, as applicable.

 

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

 

 

Types of Data Collected

 

Personal Data

 

While using the Website, we may ask You to provide certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Usage Data

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Website. Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Website by or through a mobile device, it may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

The Website may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Website or when You access the Website by or through a mobile device.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on the Website and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our Website. The technologies used may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Website may use Cookies.
     

  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash Cookies) to collect and store information about Your preferences or Your activity on our Website. Flash Cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as those used for Browser Cookies. For more information on how You can delete Flash Cookies, please read "Where can I change the settings for disabling, or deleting local shared objects?" available at https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-local-shared-objects-flash.html#main_Where_can_I_change_the_settings_for_disabling__or_deleting_local_shared_objects_.
     

  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Website and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the IJLT, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

 

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. 

We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:
 

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies
    Type: Session Cookies
    Administered by: IJLT
    Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.

  • Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
    Type: Persistent Cookies
    Administered by: IJLT
    Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies on the Website.

     

  • Functionality Cookies
    Type: Persistent Cookies
    Administered by: IJLT
    Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website.

 

Use of Your Personal Data

 

The IJLT may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Website, including to monitor the usage of the Website.

  • For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and undertaking of express obligations.

  • To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.

  • To provide You with news and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.

  • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

  • For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Website, products, services, marketing and your experience.

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Website, to contact You.

  • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside.

  • With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.

 

Retention of Your Personal Data

 

The IJLT will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The IJLT will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of theWebsite, or if we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

 

Transfer of Your Personal Data

 

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the IJLT's end and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The IJLT will take reasonable steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

 

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

 

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the IJLT may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements

The IJLT may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation

  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the IJLT

  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Website

  • Protect the personal safety of users of the Website or the public

  • Protect against legal liability

 

Security of Your Personal Data

 

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

Children's Privacy

 

Our Website does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us.  In such case, we will take steps to remove that information from the Website.

If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, we may require Your parent's consent before we collect and use that information.

 

Links to Other Websites

 

Our Website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy.
You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

 

Contact Us

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us: