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Privacy Policy - MCET Alumni Association


MCET Alumni Association, alumni association of Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology ("Alumni Association") recognizes theimportance of your privacy and is committed to ensuring that you are aware ofhow your information is being used. This policy describes the types ofinformation the Alumni Association may collect from you or that you may providein relation to the use or access of the Website, andthe manner in which such information is collected used, processed, disclosedand maintained. Capitalised terms not defined herein shall have the samemeaning as those ascribed to them in the Terms of Use. Please read andunderstand the policy carefully. If you do not agree with our policies and ourpractices in the way we treat User Information, your choice is to not use theWebsite. Your use or access of the Website, shall constitute your agreement tothis Privacy Policy. By accepting the Privacy Policy and the Terms of use, youexpressly consent to the Alumni Association's use and disclosure of yourpersonal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Applicability of thepolicy:

This policy shall apply to all information the AlumniAssociation collects on the Website, including but not limited to anyinformation you upload, emails that you exchange with the Alumni Association,any information submitted by you to the Alumni Association. The policy does notapply to, nor does the Alumni Association take any responsibility for, anyinformation that is collected by any third party either using the Website orthrough any links on the Website or through any of the advertisements.

Nature Of InformationCollected And Manner Of Collection:

In the use of the Website, as you navigate through theWebsite, the Alumni Association may collect different types of information.This may include User Information, information that is personally identifiable,other information which may not be personally identifiable, information on theusage patterns of any user including you, searches that you have done on theWebsite, advertisements or third party links that you have visited, any emailsor other correspondence you have exchanged on the Website or with the AlumniAssociation. You understand that the information collected by the AlumniAssociation, may be collected directly or through tracking of your usage of theWebsite. The usage details may include IP addresses, details of your computerequipment, browser, location, connections, any information that the AlumniAssociation may collect through the use of cookies and other trackingtechnologies. The collection of data may in most cases be automatic."Cookies" are files that would be placed in your system's hard driveand are intended to improve your user experience, by enabling the AlumniAssociation to track your usage and preference. These cookies may track yourWebsite usage, advertisement and links that you visit and other UserInformation. Most cookies the Alumni Association uses are limited to a session,which mean they will be automatically deleted when your session closes. You maydecline these cookies by changing your browser settings, if permitted, howeverdo note that this may impact certain features of the Website or your userexperience in using the Website.

Note: Advertisements on the Website may be posted bythird-party advertisers, and such third parties may use cookies and otherautomatic tracking technologies to collect information about you, including butnot limited to web behavioural information and patterns. The Alumni Associationdoes not control nor takes any responsibility for such third parties, theircollection and use of information or their tracking technologies or how theymay be used. You also may provide information to be published or displayed orposted on the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or thirdparties. Any such information is posted or transmitted to others at your ownrisk. Please be aware that the Alumni Association cannot control the actions ofother users of the Website with whom you may choose to share information with.

Use of YourInformation:

The information that we collect on the Website will be usedfor the purposes of allowing you to procure, advertise or bid for projects relatedto the provision of information technology services or information technologyenabled services. The information including any User Information will beavailable to other registered users of the Website. No personally identifiableinformation will be disclosed or shared with any third party without yourexpress consent. For the purposes of this policy, personally identifiableinformation shall mean name; age; gender; bank account information; telephonenumbers; location data; email addresses; payment, billing or shippinginformation; customer service information about you as a user of the Website;or other information specifically related to your use of particular services orofferings of the Alumni Association, including information that you publiclypost using tools made available by the Alumni Association. Please do notinclude any personal information, personally identifiable information orsensitive personal information as part your submissions to the AlumniAssociation, except to the extent specifically needed to register on theWebsite. If the Alumni Association determines that any information you haveprovided or uploaded violates the terms of this Privacy Policy, the AlumniAssociation has the right, in its absolute discretion, to delete or destroysuch information without incurring any liability to you. The Alumni Associationwill not publish, sell or rent your personal information to third parties fortheir marketing purposes without your explicit consent. The Alumni Associationmay also use the information for analytical purposes, including but not limitedto assessing usage data, usage patterns, estimate audience sizes and othersimilar activities. You agree that we may use your personal information tocontact you and deliver information or targeted advertisements, administrativenotices and any other communication relevant to your use of the Website.


Disclosure of Yourinformation:

The User Information you provide on the Website may bedisclosed by the Alumni Association to its subscribers and registered users,other third party's who access the Website, third party advertisers, oursubsidiaries and affiliates, or to other third party service providers of the AlumniAssociation who require the information for the purposes of operating andmaintaining the Website. The Alumni Association will comply with requests anddirections of all governmental, law enforcement or regulatory authorities,which it believes in good faith to be in accordance with any applicable law.Such compliance may include providing User Information, personally identifiableinformation or any other information available to such agency or authority. Byproviding any information on the Website, you consent to us providing suchinformation to any governmental, law enforcement or regulatory authorities whoexercise jurisdiction over the Alumni Association and the Website.

Data Security:

The information that you provide, subject to disclosure inaccordance with this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, shall be maintained in asafe and secure manner. The Alumni Association's databases and information arestored on secure servers with appropriate firewalls. As a user of the Website,you have the responsibility to ensure data security. You should use the Websitein a responsible manner. Do not share your username or password with anyperson. You are solely responsible for all acts done under the username you areregistered under. Given the nature of internet transactions, the AlumniAssociation does not take any responsibility for the transmission ofinformation including User Information to the Website. Any transmission of UserInformation on the internet is done at your risk. The Alumni Association doesnot take any responsibility for you or any third party circumventing theprivacy settings or security measures contained on the Website. While the AlumniAssociation will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your UserInformation and other information submitted by you is safe and secure, itoffers no representation, warranties or other assurances that the securitymeasures are adequate, safe, fool proof or impenetrable.

Accessing andUpdating Your Information:

You can change, alter of otherwise modify or update yourUser Information at any time by accessing the Website using your registeredusername and accessing your user account. You may also change and/or delete anyof the information you have submitted. Do note however, the Alumni Associationreserves the rights to save any usage information and you are not entitled toseek the deletion of the same. The Alumni Association at its sole discretionmay permit or deny the change of any information, if it is believes the same isrequired to observe applicable laws.

Age restrictions:

The Website is only intended for users who are of 18 yearsof age or older. If you are not of the requisite age you are not to provide anyUser Information or other information. If it comes to the Alumni Association'sattention that any User Information or information pertains to an individualunder the age of 18 years, such User Information or information will be deletedwithout notice to you.

Amendments to thePrivacy Policy:

This Privacy Policy is subject to change at the AlumniAssociation's sole discretion. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will benotified by a notice on the home page.

Terms of Use:

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