Privacy Policy

  • INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF HALLMARKING CENTRES (“IAHC”, “We”, “Us”) is committed to the compliance of applicable Privacy Laws in INDIA. Protecting the privacy and security of your personal data is of prime importance to US, therefore, we ARE ALWAYS abiding by the laws applicable on data privacy and data security in the country.

  • This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you about the personal data that is collected from you, how your personal data may be used and disclosed, how you can control the use of your personal data, and how your personal data is protected when you use the IAHC WEBSITE developed by a third party for IAHC (aPPLICATION). We do not sell, trade your personally identifiable information; however, we may share the same with third parties who assist us in operating our website/Application, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

  • What Information is collected about you
  1. Information you provide directly:
  2. When you use certain functions provided by the Application, we may ask you to provide certain personal data & DATE PERTAINING TO YOUR AHC such as name, contact number, postal address, email address, username, password etc.
  • Information that is automatically collected when you visit the Application:
  1. When you download and visit the application, certain information may be collected automatically, which includes:
  2. Your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) Address,
  3. Your browser type and operating system,
  4. Web pages and links you visit, advertisements you view,
  5. Your bandwidth speed and information about the software programs that are installed on your computer,
  6. Standard server log information
  • Information that we collect from other sources:
  1. We may receive information about you from publicly and commercially available sources (as permitted by law), which we may combine with other information we receive from or about you. We also may receive information about you from third-party social networking services when you choose to connect with those services.
  • How we use the information we collect:
  1. General: IAHC may use the information collected from you to register you for a Service, to provide a service or feature you request AND to provide customized content.
  2. Advertisements: IAHC may use your information to provide you with Service updates, newsletters and other communications by post, email, telephone, in-device messaging and/or text message (SMS).
  3. Statistics and Research: IAHC may use your information to create user group profiles or segment data About the use of our services, which we may share with third parties and/or make available to the public.
  • To whom do we disclose your Personal Data:
  1. We may employ third party entities and individuals to facilitate our Services (e.g. maintenance, analysis, audit, marketing, and development). These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to IAHC, not to disclose or use it for other purposes. All of our approved third-party providers go through an extensive data protection compliance vetting process before being selected as a third party provider and are bound by all relevant data privacy laws, terms of confidentiality, and this Privacy Policy.
  2. If you choose to use the Application, you will be asked to confirm acceptance of the IAHC’s privacy policy.
  3. There may be instances when we disclose your information to other parties to comply with the law or respond to compulsory legal process or to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Services or to protect the rights, property, or safety of IAHC, or any of our respective affiliates.
  • Security:
  1. The security of your personal data is of great importance to us. We have put in place reasonable physical and technical measures to safeguard the information we collect in connection with the Services. However, please note that although we take reasonable steps to protect your information, no Application/website, Internet transmission, computer system or wireless connection is completely secure.
  • Links to Other Web Sites:
  1. IAHC Application may contain links to other websites. IAHC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites or applications.
  2. On our Application, we may have links to other websites/ applications or you are referred to our Application through a link from another website or Application. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites or applications. Such content is subject to their terms of use and any additional guidelines and privacy information provided in relation to that use on their website or application. We recommend that you check the policy of each website/application you visit to better understand your rights and obligations especially when you are submitting any type of content on those third party website/application. Please contact the owner or operator of such website/application if you have any concerns or questions.
  • Changes to the Privacy Policy:
  1. We may update this Privacy Policy at any time to reflect changes in our practices and service offerings. We will notify you of any SUCH changes by placing a prominent notice on our website/Application.