1. Scope of this policy

This privacy policy (the “Policy” or the “Privacy Policy”) describes how Startup Group collects, uses, consults or otherwise processes an individual’s Personal Data. For the purposes of this policy, Startup Group is a partnership incorporated in Chennai, India and having its office at Old No 2, New No 5, 12th Cross Street Shastri Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600020. In all cases described in this Policy, Startup Group will process your personal data as a data Controller.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our users and customers. This Privacy Policy is especially directed at:

  •  visitors and subscribers of the websites of Startup Group;
  •  natural persons contacting us through the contact or other forms available on the websites;
  •  users signing in to use our services;
  •  users signing in to attend and/or watch webinars;

This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you how we gather, define, and use information that could identify you, such as your name, email address, address, other contact details, online identifiers or other information that you provide to us when using our websites or when relying on our services. Please take a moment to read this Privacy Policy carefully.

This policy includes a description of your data protection rights, including a right to object to some of the processing activities we carry out.

2. Contacting us

If you have general questions about your account, please send us an email at pratap.tn@startupgroup.in and aadith@startupgroup.in

3. Collection of Information

The purpose of the Website is to eventually create an online community of professionals that are job creators and not job seekers. By providing knowledge, tools, resources and professional advice, we hope that our customers eventually come up with worthwhile solutions for problems that plague our society.

As part of our effort to create this online community, we receive and store information about you such as:

a) Personal Information

Our courses, be it online or at physical location, require registration. Users may register or sign-up on-site and will be given login credentials to access our programs after payment has been made. Users are required to provide all of the following information below, in case you require guidance on the appropriate program and information regarding commencement of classes and batch details.

  • First and last name
  • Date of Birth
  • Email address
  • Occupation

b) Payment Information

To protect you against fraud, unauthorized transactions (such as money laundering), claims and other liabilities, we allow our third party payment vendor to collect information for the purpose of collecting fees from users on the Website. We do not have access to the payment information that you provide to our third party payment vendor and this information is subject to the privacy policy of the third party payment vendor. For more information regarding what payment information our third party payment vendor collects and how it uses this information, please see their privacy policy.  We do not collect credit card inf

4. Protection of Information

We use reasonable administrative, logical, physical and managerial measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorised access, use and modification. These measures are designed to provide a level of security appropriate to the risks of processing your personal information. Indicatively :

1. We do not make any of your Information available to third parties for their marketing purposes. Startup Group software runs on individual servers and no data given or collected is shared with other social media platforms.

2. We use robust security measures to protect data from unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and help ensure the appropriate use of data. When the Services are accessed using the internet, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects your Information, using both server authentication and data encryption. These technologies help ensure that your Information is safe, secure, and only available to you and to whom you have granted access.

3. Startup Group does its utmost to secure communications and data storage in order to protect confidentiality of your Information against loss and interception by third parties. However, it is important to know that there is no zero-risk against loss or interception by others of your Information. You are responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your Account’s username and password.

5. Other Websites

Startup Group’s website contain links to sites operated by our affiliates whose policies regarding the handling of information may differ from ours. These websites and platforms have separate and independent privacy or data policies, privacy statements, notices and terms of use, which we recommend you read carefully. In addition, you may encounter third party applications that interact with Startup Group’s services.

6. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify and update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will bring these changes to your attention should they be indicative of a fundamental change to the processing or be relevant to the nature of the processing or be relevant to you and impact your data protection rights.

7. Data Retention

We retain your Personal Data for as long as is required to fulfil the activities set out in this Privacy Policy, for as long as otherwise communicated to you or for as long as is permitted by applicable law.