Information that you provide to us We collect and process information that you provide for specific purposes. This may include demographic information such as your name, email addresses, mailing address and telephone number. We use the information to provide you with the specific information, product or services that you request from us and to communicate with you. If you contact us we may keep a record of that correspondence. You will be asked to provide information about yourself when you use certain site facilities, including the following: Contact us: you will be asked for contact information when you use the contact facility of the Website. E-Alert: you will be asked for contact information when you register for our alert service.
Entities joining the GTI ™ platform can take advantage of the following features:
We collect web usage information to help us: assess the effectiveness of marketing campaigns develop and deliver services and information that better meet your needs inform you of events, services and products which we believe to be relevant to you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
IP Addresses We use IP addresses to analyse trends, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Cookies Cookies are small files that are often created when you visit a Website, and which are stored in the cookie directory of your computer. A cookie often includes an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies do not damage your computer. Each Website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but to protect your privacy your browser only permits a Website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. You do not have to accept cookies. You can decide if you want to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser to either accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Switching off cookies will still allow you to view the majority of content on our site, although it may restrict your use of our interactive tools. There are two types of cookie. Persistent cookies remain on your computer for a specified time. We use persistent cookies to: identify that a registered user has returned collect information for use as described above hold the information given while using an interactive tool on the Website hold your details when you are logged into the site hold your search criteria while you are carrying out a search of the Website collect information for use as described above
1.PARTIES These Terms and Conditions, and your acceptance thereof, form a contract between us and you ("You").
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3.DISCLAIMER: CONTENT (NO WARRANTY) The information, materials and functions contained in the Website including text, graphics, links or other items are provided on an "as is" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all warranties, representations and undertakings whatsoever, express or implied, specifically including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from computer viruses, and non-infringement of third parties' rights. We reserve the right at any time and without notice to change, amend or otherwise vary these Terms and Conditions and the Website. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information provided on this Website is correct at the time of publishing, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and as far as is permitted by applicable law we do not accept any liability for any error or omission. Any information published on this Website or in any general information update email or newsletter does not constitute specific advice or recommendation in relation to any intellectual property technology or research and you should consult your professional advisors should you require specific advice.
5.DISCLAIMER: LIABILITY We will not be liable for any direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss or damage whatsoever or for loss of profits, contracts, data, goodwill, work stoppage or computer failure resulting from the use of or inability to use this Website, any interruption or availability of this Website, its operation or transmission, computer viruses or otherwise in respect of the use of the Website and howsoever caused even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. We exclude any liability for any errors or omissions from information, materials and functions included in this Website except to the extent that such liability may not be lawfully excluded under any applicable law. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all such liability arising from our employees', partners’ or subcontractors' negligence. We are not responsible for nor shall we be liable for the content of other websites or home pages which are linked to this Website. We will have no liability in respect of material hyperlinked to this Website which may be misleading, inaccurate, defamatory, threatening or obscene or otherwise not in accordance with such regulations as may be from time to time in force. The provision by us of a link to another Website from this Website does not constitute any authorisation by us to You to access materials held at that location, nor is it evidence of any endorsement by us of the material held there.
7.YOUR RIGHTS If your use of this site falls under the Data Protection Act as a personal user, you have a right to request a copy of any information held about you. If you wish to do this, please contact us, explaining that your interest is to review your personal information. Except where the law obliges us to keep your data, Exemplas and St John’s Innovation Centre will ensure that your data is gathered and/or purged from our servers. We will need to receive appropriate identification that proves you are the correct person to request the information.
8.GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Indian law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Indian courts. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this Website. BY USING THIS WEBSITE YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO BEING BOUND BY THE FOREGOING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.
At Global Technology Interface (GTI™), our fundamental philosophy is “Users first.” That value powers all of the decisions we make, including how we gather and respect your personal information. We’ve crafted the policy below to be as clear and straightforward as possible. Our aim is for you—our Users—to always feel informed and empowered with respect to your privacy on GTI™. Introduction Information Collected Uses & Sharing of Personal Info Your Choices & Obligations Important Information
Introduction The Global Technology Interface ( GTI™) is an online portal for companies, entrepreneurs, MSME’s, startups and R&D institutions to showcase innovative commercial technologies and facilitate collaborations in Technology, Science, Research, and Business on a global platform in a sustained manner. GTI™ functions as a global market place where life science, healthcare and cleantech entities can identify partners, investors and customers across geographic boundaries. Entities joining the GTI™ ™ platform can take advantage of the following features: Technology Showcase:Dedicated virtual display space where technology companies can show case products, solutions and other display materials with the aim of deriving interest from other visitors to the platform. Technology Discovery:Interested parties can discover new international partners, customers and investors, participate in podcasts by experts, companies and researchers. Global Marketplace:The platform will act as a global marketplace for businesses, researchers to reach partners and end customers. Technology Pitch Sessions:GBI will organize Technology Pitch (Physical and Virtual) Sessions where researchers, business groups, entrepreneurs and startups will have the opportunity to present their innovations to global market players including corporates investors, and financers. Collaborative Research and Development: GBI will facilitate collaborations and support in developing a consortium with global research ecosystems. Technology Intelligence Nucleus:The GTI™ platform will be the library for innovation, knowledge, events and information exchange on sustained and real time basis. Technology Enabler (School): GTI™ will provide an education platform for students and researchers to be up to date on the latest innovative work happening in their fields of study. Technology Management Unit:GTI™ will be monitored by a team of experts to manage business deals and research collaborations. They will also provide additional value added services.
1. What information we collect
1.3. Profile Information You can add personal details – like your interests, education, and skills – to your profile. A complete profile helps you be found by other people for relevant connections. It also means we can show you relevant ads and content. After you create an account, you may choose to provide additional information on your GTI™ profile, such as descriptions of your skills, professional experience, and educational background. You can list honors, awards, professional affiliations, companies or individuals that you follow, and other information including content. Providing additional information enables you to derive more benefit from GTI™ by helping you express your identity; find other users, opportunities, and information; and help business opportunities and users sharing similar interest find you. It also enables us to serve you ads and other relevant content on and off GTI™.
1.6. Using the GTI™ Sites and Applications We collect information when you visit GTI™.com use our mobile applications, and interact with advertising on GTI™. We collect information when you use (whether as a User or a Visitor) the GTI™ websites, applications or other Services. For example, we collect information when you view or click on ads, import your address book, join and participate in groups, participate in polls, install a GTI™ mobile application, view content and share articles on GTI™. If you are logged in on GTI™.com, or another Service or a GTI™ cookie on your device identifies you, your usage information and the log data described in Section 1.10 of this policy, such as your IP address, location, will be associated with your account. Even if you’re not logged into a Service, we log information about devices used to access our Services, including IP address.
1.7. Log Files, IP Addresses, and Information About Your Computer and Mobile Device We collect information from the devices and networks that you use to access GTI™. This information helps us improve and secure our Services. When you visit or leave GTI™ sites or apps (whether as a User or Visitor) by clicking a hyperlink or when you view a plugin on a third-party site, we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came or the one to which you are directed. Also, advertisers receive the URL of the page that you are on when you click an ad on GTI™. We also receive the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your computer or the proxy server that you use to access the web, your computer operating system details, your type of web browser, your mobile device (including your mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system), your mobile operating system (if you are accessing GTI™ using a mobile device), and the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier. We may also receive location data passed to us from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have set up, which we use to show you local information (for example, Pulse articles about your area) on our mobile applications. Most mobile devices allow you to prevent real time location data being sent to GTI™, and of course GTI™ will honor your settings. In the case of our Android apps, you will be provided notice of the types of data (e.g. location) that will be sent to us. If you choose to use our app after this notice, we process this data to enable registration or preview product features for you (e.g. jobs near you). If you choose not to become a User, we will delete this information.
1.8.Other We are constantly innovating to improve our Services, which means we may create new ways to collect information on the Services. GTI™ is a dynamic, innovative environment, which means we are always seeking to improve the services we offer you. We often introduce new features, some of which may result in the collection of new information. Furthermore, new partnerships or corporate acquisitions may result in new features, and we may potentially collect new types of information.
2.2. GTI™ Communications We communicate with you using GTI™ email, and other ways available to us. We may send you messages relating to the availability of the Services, security, or other service-related issues. We communicate with you through email, notices posted on the GTI™ websites or apps, messages to your GTI™ profile, and other means available through the Services, including mobile text messages and push notifications. Examples of these communications include: (1) welcome and engagement communications - informing you about how to best use GTI™, new features, updates about other Users you are connected to and their actions, etc.; (2) service communication: these will cover service availability, security, and other issues about the functioning of GTI™; (3) promotional communications: new services or partners), and may contain promotional information directly or on behalf of our partners, including job opportunities and information from people or companies that are hiring. These messages will be sent to you based on your profile information and messaging preferences.
2.3. User Communications With certain communications you send on GTI™, the recipient can see your name, email address, and some network information. Many communications that you initiate through GTI™ (for example when you follow someone) may list your name and primary email address in the header of the message. Other communications that you initiate through the Services, like a request for an introduction, will list your name as the initiator but will not include your personal email address contact information.
2.4. Customized Content We use the information you provide on your profile to customize your experience on GTI™. We use information that you provide to us to customize your experience and the experiences of others on GTI™. For example, when you sign in to your account, we may display the names of new Users who have recently joined your network or recent updates from your connections and posts and content you follow. We also use aggregated information from your network and other users to show you content, such as news and presentations relevant to you.
2.7. Search GTI™ helps you search for other users You can search for Users, on GTI™. For example, you can find Users with particular expertise or experience, or Users that you may know from your industry or profession or interest.
2.8. Groups You are responsible for any information you post on GTI™, and this content will be accessible to others. If you participate in GTI™, share content on your Network, or import a blog or other content, you should be aware that any information you choose to disclose using these services can be read, collected, and used by other Users in these forums, developers, and other third parties. GTI™ is not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these forums. Some content in GTI™ may be public and searchable on the Internet if the group owner has not closed the group for public discussions. Users may have copied and used the information that you shared before you deleted it.
2.9. Testimonials and Advertisements Placed through GTI™ Ads If you provide any testimonials about our goods or services or place advertisements through the GTI™ Ads, we may post those testimonials and examples of advertisements you place in connection with our promotion of these services to third parties. Testimonials and advertisements may include your name and other personal information that you have provided.
2.10. Compliance with Legal Process and Other Disclosures We may disclose your personal information if compelled by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if necessary to enforce our User Agreement. It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information, or information about your activities as a User or Visitor when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if GTI™ has a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce the User Agreement, investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, or protect the security or integrity of our Service; or (3) exercise or protect the rights, property, or safety of GTI™, our Users, personnel, or others. We attempt to notify Users about legal demands for their data when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. In light of our principles, we may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but do not commit to challenge every demand.
2.12. Service Providers We may employ third parties to help us with the Services. We may employ third party companies 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 GTI™ not to disclose or use it for other purposes. 3. Your Choices & Obligations
3.1. Rights to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information, and Closing Your Account You can change your GTI™ information at any time by editing your profile, deleting content that you have posted, or by closing your account. You can also ask us for additional information we may have about your account. You have a right to (1) access, modify, correct, or delete your personal information controlled by GTI™ regarding your profile, (2) change or remove your content, and (3) close your account. You can also contact us for any account information which is not on your profile or readily accessible to you. If you close your account(s), your information will generally be removed from the Service within 24 hours. We generally delete closed account information and will de-personalize any logs or other backup information within 30 days of account closure, except as noted below. Please note: Information you have shared with others or that others have copied may also remain visible after you have closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile. In addition, you may not be able to access, correct, or eliminate any information about you that other Users copied or exported out of GTI™, because this information may not be in our control. Your public profile may be displayed in search engine results until the search engine refreshes its cache.
4. Important Information 4.1. Minimum Age You have to meet GTI™’s minimum age requirements to create an account. As described in Section 2.3 of the User Agreement, persons must be of Minimum Age to use GTI™.
4.3. Security We take privacy and security seriously and have enabled HTTPS access to our site (turn on HTTPS), in addition to existing SSL access over mobile devices. Also, please know that the Internet is not a secure environment, so be careful and select strong passwords. We have implemented security safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you provide in accordance with industry standards. Access to your data on GTI™ is password-protected, and sensitive data (such as credit card information) is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the GTI™ Services. We also offer secure https access to the GTI™.com website. To protect any data you store on our servers, we also regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we use a tier-one secured-access data center. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to GTI™. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other Users are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password. If you have any queries please contact us: By Email: [email protected]