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The EPCH collect personal data or information about you from a variety of sources, including through:
(i) Online and electronic interactions including via EPCH websites, mobile applications, text messaging programs etc.
(ii) Offline interactions with EPCH, including via direct interaction programme, hard copy registration / application forms, competition entries and contacts through various sources of EPCH; and
(iii) Your interaction with online targeted content (such as advertisements) that EPCH, or service providers on our behalf, provide to you via third party websites or applications.
EPCH need this information to operate and provide various products and services relation to design register maintained at EPCH only specific for its members only with aim to promote the standard of design and competition amongst the exporter members. EPCH use, transmit and disclose Your Personal Information only as follows:
(i) To fulfil Your requests for registration of your products and services be offered by the EPCH and be subscribed and accepted by you and to contact you either through EPCH or their third party service providers through any channel of communication including but not limited to email, telephone, sms, etc.
(ii) To deliver to you any administrative notices, alerts, advice and communications relevant to Your use of the Service and especially in relation to registration of your design with EPCH design register.
(iii) To offer similar services to provide you with various value added services and information including for authentication purposes to enable linking of Your products held with EPCH
(iv) to third-party contractors that provide services to EPCH and are bound by these same privacy restrictions;
(v) For any project planning, Fair Planning, troubleshooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or identification of other criminal activity;
All such Personal Information collected shall be retained so long as you are having account/member with EPCH or by any of its third party service entities/service provider (“Third Party Service Entity”) and remain active to avail various services/product/participate in any fairs of EPCH or as may be required under the law or as per applicable policy on data retention if any. In case of deactivation / termination of the account / services with EPCH, the Personal Information provided may no longer be used for providing the services/facilities and the same may also get removed upon the expiry of the maximum tenure as may be prescribed under the provisions of the law as applicable or the policy on data retention if any. Unless the Personal Information is purged permanently, the Personal Information may remain on the servers and EPCH may however use the Personal Information for data analytics purposes and procedures for improving the provisions of services/facilities by them in a non-identifiable manner.
EPCH / its authorized Third Party Service Entity encourages you to update your information as and when there are any changes. You are also entitled to review the information provided and ensure that any Personal Information or sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient be corrected or amended as feasible. However, EPCH shall not be responsible for the authenticity of the Personal Information or product information or sensitive personal data or information supplied by you whatsoever.
EPCH treats Your Personal Information or Your use of the Service as private and confidential and does not check, edit, or reveal it to any third parties except where it is expressly agreed where it believes in good faith, such action is necessary to comply with the applicable legal and regulatory processes, or to protect and defend the rights of other users or to enforce the terms of service and to resolve any dispute during any fairs/exhibitions/events/conference/meetings. EPCH may disclose Personal/Product(s) Information where it is under legal obligation to do so or where it is mandated under law. EPCH will not make any data transfer unless you will provide consent for the same.
Personal/Product(s) information may be transferred to any group company of EPCH, if any, at any time or to a third party only as a result of a sale, acquisition, merger, reorganization or other change in control. If EPCH is sold, merged or transferred any part of our business, part of the sale may include Your Personal/Product Information.
Except where specifically agreed by You or it is necessary for operational or regulatory reasons, EPCH or any Third Party Service entity will not send you any unsolicited information/communication. However, to help you to take full advantage of the service offerings/facilities/products, you will have the opportunity to indicate whether you would like to "opt out" of receiving promotional and/or marketing information about other products, services and offerings from EPCH and/or any third parties etc. If you do not opt out, EPCH may use contact information to send occasional communication pertaining to the said information. You can nevertheless unsubscribe from receipt of such emails by following instructions therein or by communicating accordingly to EPCH.
EPCH shall not retain Personal/Product(s) Information longer than the Purpose for which it is sought is served or is otherwise required under any other law for the time being in force or in accordance to the data retention policy, if any. The Personal Information so collected shall be used only for the Purpose for which it is collected and in the manner agreed by you. Personal Information however may remain on the servers unless otherwise deleted or purged permanently.
This website is not intended for use by children and minors. Parents are requested to ensure that Personal Information is not provided by minors.
EPCH uses the help of Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses to diagnose any problems with its server and to administer its web site including by blocking certain addresses that it feels are inappropriately using its website. IP addresses are used to gather broad demographics information, such as browser types, visitor's country, visiting frequency, operating systems, etc.
EPCH could be subject to verification by a third party for its use of ______ encryption technologies and may also audited by third party auditor for security practice as deemed fit.