Privacy Policy

The Product Folks
The Product Folks(“The Product Folks” or “We”) is committed to protecting the privacy of the personally identifiable information that we collect from you as you use this website. The scope of our commitment is detailed in this privacy policy. By submitting information on the website, you agree to our use of such information as described herein.

Minor
This website is not intentionally designed for or directed at persons 18 years of age or younger, and The Product Folks will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 18.

What personal information do you collect when I visit theproductfolks.com?
We do not require registration for access to theproductfolks.com, but if you participate in any of the activities or services offered by theproductfolks.com, we will collect the personal information that we need in order to provide you with those services. Failure to provide the information that we require in order to complete the registration may prevent or delay the provision of any services to you. The categories of information that we collect from you are:·      Contact details, such as your name, location, IP address, job title, email address and employer's name Information     that you give us relating to the services we provide, such as details of     your requests or queries.

Technical information
When you visit this web site, we may collect technical information such as your IP (Internet Protocol) address, details of the pages you visit on theproductfolks.com, other pages you visit on the world wide web and which browser you used to view theproductfolks.com. This web site collects standard internet log and technical data to measure and improve the effectiveness of the site, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer this web site, to see where web site traffic is coming from and to identify our users. We may also collect other information via theproductfolks.com, such as web site usage activity and preferences, also known as demographic or profile data. In this connection we use ‘cookies to collect this information.

When do you collect personal information through theproductfolks.com?
We collect personal information from you in the following circumstances: When     you subscribe to any of our Insights / newsletters When     you subscribe to any of our blogs When you register to attend an event When     you enter a discussion forum When you contact us to request further information. We collect the minimum amount of information to enable us to deal with your request or to provide a service to you. We will indicate where the provision of information is voluntary or compulsory. We would normally only request additional information to enable us to provide the most appropriate response to your request.

How do you use my personal information?
We use your personal information to: Identify     you and create a profile for you when you register with us to use our     services or to request information from us Verify     your identity when you contact us Communicate     with you with respect to the services and information that we provide Deal     with your enquiries and requests Comply     with the legal obligations to which we are subject and cooperate with     regulators and law enforcement bodies Contact     you with marketing information in relation to services offered by us     (unless you have opted out of receiving marketing communications, or we     are otherwise prevented by law from doing so) Personalise     the marketing messages that we send to you to make them more relevant and     interesting by analysing details of the services and information that you     are receiving Exercise     our legal rights where it is necessary to do so, for example to detect     violations of law We must have a legal basis to process your personal information. In most cases the legal basis will be one of the following: To     provide services to you. To     meet our legitimate interests, for example to understand how you use our     services and our web site and to help us to derive knowledge that helps us     to develop new services. When we process your personal information to meet     our legitimate interests, we put in place robust safeguards to ensure that     your privacy is protected and to ensure that our legitimate interests are     not overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. We     may obtain your consent to collect and use certain types of personal     information where we are required to do so by law (for example, in     relation to our direct marketing activities or our use of cookies and     tracking technologies).

Your rights
You have certain rights regarding your personal information, subject to local law. These include the right to: request access to the personal information that we may process ontheproductfolks.com; update or correct your details; restrict our use of your personal information; object to our use of your personal information; receive your personal information in a usable electronic format and transmit it to a third party; request that your personal details are deleted from our systems. You may exercise these rights by contacting us. We will treat all such requests in accordance with applicable local law. If you would like to opt out of receiving promotional or marketing communications from us in the future, you may let us know by completing the contact us on our site, stating the e-mail address you wish to be removed from our mailing list. However, your option not to receive promotional and marketing e-mail shall not preclude us from corresponding with you, by e-mail or otherwise, regarding your existing relationship with us.

Will you provide my information to a third party?
We may contract with other companies or individuals to deal with your enquiry or to otherwise operate this web site or our business activities (e.g.to run marketing campaigns, host our databases, support email and messaging services and analyse information). We may give such companies access to your personal information in connection with those purposes on our behalf. From time to time, we may disclose personal information in response to a court order, government investigation, or as otherwise required or permitted by law. We do not provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes, and we do not undertake mailings for third parties. We may, as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of assets, reorganisation or liquidation of our company (a ‘Reorganisation event’)transfer, sell or assign your personal information to third parties involved in the reorganisation event. We may share your information with other entities that are local to you so that they can contact you with relevant materials in relation to a specific topic or service offered.

How long do you keep my information?
We will keep your personal information for as long as we have a relationship with you. Once our relationship with you has come to an end, we will retain your personal information for a period of time that enables us to: maintain our business records for analysis and/or audit purposes; comply with record retention requirements under the law; defend or bring any legal claims; deal with any complaints We will delete your personal information when it is no
longer required for these purposes. If there is any information that weare unable, for technical reasons, to delete entirely from our systems, we willput in place appropriate mea.

Is my information secure?
We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. We require all employees and principals to keep personal information confidential and only authorised personnel have access to this information.

International transfers
In order to provide services to you via theproductfolks.com, we may need to transfer your personal information outside India to countries that may not provide a level of protection of personal information that may be regarded as equivalent to that afforded under the Indian data protection legislation. Whenever your personal information is transferred internationally, we will take appropriate steps to ensure its security and confidentiality in accordance with applicable data protection law.

Updating this Privacy Statement
We may modify or update this Privacy Statement from time to time. You will be able to see when we last updated the Privacy Statement because we will include a revision date. Changes and additions to this Privacy Statement are effective from the date on which they are posted.

Security
The Product Folks has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operation security in order to protectpersonally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Notwithstanding these precautions, we cannot guarantee thatunauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally identifiable information.

Contact
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement you can contact us via email at team@theproductfolks.comor using the contact us link.

Will This Privacy Policy Change?
If there are changes or additions to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting those changes here. Changes and additions to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted. Please check this web page periodically to see any changes we have made to our Privacy Policy.