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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the way in which we treat any type of personal information provided by users of the Website and / or users of other websites owned or managed by SANKALPA and / or participants in market research studies.

Please read this text carefully to understand how we treat your personal data.

  1. Identification of the person responsible for the treatment

Identification data of the person responsible for the processing of personal data: SANKALPA, with address at CHANKYA BUILDING,3RD FLOOR,NEAR RAJARHAT 211 BUS STAND,RAJARHAT ROAD,RAJARHAT,KOLKATA-700135,INDIA

 

  1. Data we collect 

SANKALPA collects and treats the following data:

Information provided by users, either when filling out forms on the Website, either when they communicate any problem with the Website, or in other circumstances.

When the user contacts us, we can keep records of correspondence.

Information facilitated by voluntary participation in market research.

Information about the user's computer, including IP addresses, operating systems and browser type, for system administration. This is used to generate statistical data about the actions and browsing patterns of users 

  1. Data security

SANKALPA will establish the necessary measures so that the data is treated in a secure manner in accordance with this privacy policy. All user information is stored on a secure server. Access to employees, contractors, service providers and authorized individuals is limited in order to properly handle the information.  

  1. Information and consent

In accordance with Regulation applicable concordant regulations in force in India, by accepting this Privacy Policy the user and / or participant of a market investigation, provides informed consent , free, express and unequivocal so that all the information you provide us, your personal data and your opinions, either through the Website, other websites, or through your participation in market research studies, are treated in the following terms:

4.1.- Purposes

  • When personal data are collected , they will be used for the following purposes:

1) Periodically send our electronic bulletins with news related to the results of studies and key insights that will be useful for you and for developments taken place.

2) Perform anonymous statistical reports regarding user access habits.

  • When personal data are collected through the " Contact " form, they will be used to provide you with the information or services you request.

When personal data are collected through such forms, or others that may be enabled on the Website or other websites due to the activities thereof, it will be necessary for the user to provide, at least, those data marked with an asterisk, because if these data considered necessary are not provided, SANKALPA will not be able to accept and manage the web service or the query made by the user.

  • In the case of receipt of Curriculum Vitae/Bio-Data from applicants (" Careers ") to internships or employment positions through the Website or other websites, they will be used to assess the suitability of candidates to fill such positions.

The Candidate authorizes SANKALPA to analyze: (i) the information of the Candidate that is accessible through the Internet search engines, (ii) the profiles that it maintains in professional social networks, (iii) the data obtained in the access tests and (iv) the information revealed in the job interview, with the aim of assessing your candidacy and being able, if necessary, to offer you a position. SANKALPA may use the duly anonymous data to make statistics about the type of person that is presented as a candidate, with the idea of ​​publishing reports on it.

  • When the data is collected as a result of the use by users of websites dedicated to the reporting of market research results, they will be used only to manage, facilitate and improve access to these websites by such users.
  • When the data are provided by the participants in the market research, the purpose of the treatment will be the management of market research and opinion surveys in which they are invited to participate. .
  • In general: (a) to notify users of changes in our services, (b) to invite users to participate in interactive actions, (c) to either SANKALPA , provide users information about goods and services that may be of interest, or to contact them in order to obtain their opinions on them. These actions are based on the legitimate interest of SANKALPA in providing their users with information about our goods and services.

 

4.2. Legitimation

The processing of personal data collected through the Website or other websites is based on: (i) regarding the management of queries made by the user to SANKALPA, on the need to manage and answer them, ( ii) with regard to the management of the Curriculum Vitae, in the management of the job application submitted by the Candidates; (iii) in terms of access to reporting websites, in the execution of contracts for the provision of services between SANKALPA and its clients and (iv) regarding the rest of the purposes, in the user's consent, so that in this case may be revoked at any time.

The processing of personal data of participants in market studies is based on the consent of the participant, so that at any time you can revoke it.

 

4.3. Conservation

SANKALPA will keep your personal data, as applicable, (i) until your request for information has been resolved; or (ii) until you terminate the subscription of a service provided by SANKALPA; or (iii) regarding Candidates, up to a maximum of six months to incorporate it in future calls, unless the candidate states otherwise; or (iv) in the case of participants in market studies, the time required to validate the investigation process and, SANKALPA may keep your personal data for a longer period of time due to legal obligation.

 

4.4. Development of "profiles"

With the information provided, SANKALPA will be able to create, with the collaboration of its suppliers, segmentations, that is, groups of profiles of interviewees based on a series of characteristics, always with the sole purpose of using said profiles for the classification of recipients of our surveys. That is, if SANKALPA knows that an interviewee could be a source of a particular/specific survey may  invite him to conduct surveys in relation to the particular task. These profiles will not lead to decisions that produce legal effects on people or that affect them significantly.

The anonymous profiles that result from the surveys may be shared with other companies with which SANKALPA collaborates for further analysis and market research, but they will never be identifiable by these companies.

 

4.5. Recipients

It may be that the personal data is provided to third parties:

  • In case of sale or purchase of assets or activities.
  • If SANKALPA  all of its assets are acquired by a third party.
  • If we have to deliver or share personal data to comply with legal obligations, or to protect the rights, assets and security of SANKALPA, our clients or others. This includes the exchange of information with other companies and organizations in order to avoid fraud and reduce risks.

Participants data may be communicated to other companies for the realization of the activity SANKALPA. Thus, for example, SANKALPA subcontracts to other companies (eg to send questionnaires or conduct interviews), and works with suppliers (for example, to capture participants) and subcontractors working with SANKALPA customers.

The data we collect can be transferred to, and stored in, a destination outside INDIA. They may also be processed by personnel who operate outside the INDIA and who work for us or for our suppliers. If the personal data is transferred to, or stored or processed in a territory outside the INDIA and the level of protection of that territory has not been recognized as adequate, we will implement the additional measures necessary to protect personal data, based on contractual clauses model. You can request a copy of these clauses by request to the email contact@sankalpa.org.in .

 

  1. Exercise of Rights

Any user of the Website or other websites or participant of market research studies may at any time exercise their rights of access, rectification, deletion and portability of their data, as well as limitation or opposition to their treatment, total or You can exercise these rights in writing, either by letter accompanied by a copy of your identity document addressed to CHANKYA BUILDING,3RD FLOOR,NEAR RAJARHAT 211 BUS STAND,RAJARHAT ROAD,RAJARHAT,KOLKATA-700135,INDIA, putting in the envelope "Data Protection", or by sending an email to:   contact@sankalpa.org.in 

  1. Children's data

We never invite children under the age of 18 to participate in our market research without proper consent. If the direct participation of children under 18 years of age is necessary and appropriate for a specific project, we adopt the necessary measures to ensure that the authorization of the responsible adult is obtained.  

 

  1. Responsibilities

The user of the Website or other websites and the participants of the market research studies guarantee that the information provided is true, accurate, complete and up-to-date, and is responsible for any damage or loss, direct or indirect, that could be caused by consequence of failure to comply with this obligation. In the event that the data provided belonged to a third party, the user guarantees that he has informed said third party of the aspects contained in this document and obtained his authorization to provide his data to SANKALPA for the purposes indicated.