Last updated on 24th May, 2018

CrowdANALYTIX (the "site", the "website" or the "platform")

When you use the services(“Services”) of CrowdANALYTIX Solutions Private Limited (also referred to as the “Company” or “CrowdANALYTIX” or “us” or “we” in this document), we understand that you are trusting us with your information. We take this trust in us seriously and do everything we can to safeguard your information and give you the control you need to update, manage and delete your personal information if needed.

This privacy policy outlines the following:

If anything in this document requires further clarification or if you have any questions at all, please contact us at privacy@crowdanalytix.com

By signing on to our platform, you are agreeing to having read this privacy policy in its entirety and agree with all the terms mentioned. This privacy policy applies to ‘personal information’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier. We may anonymize and aggregate the information you provide even after you’ve deleted it but not in anyway that directly identifies your data with you.

What personal information do we collect?

The Services registration forms require you to give us contact information like your name, password email address, home address and telephone number. We use this contact information from the registration form to authenticate you when you use our Services and to send you information about our products and services.

We also collect content generated by you during the use of your Services including direct messages to other users of the service, forum discussions and submissions of responses to competitions you participate in.

Analytics Tools: CrowdANALYTIX may use internal and third party analytics tools, including Google Analytics. The third party analytics companies we work with may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other websites and/or other online products and services. Their collection and use of information is subject to their own privacy policies. These tools help us track your behavior and provide a better experience. Google Analytics is a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google") Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies,” text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to a server of Google and stored there. Google uses this information to analyze your use of this website in order to compile reports about the website activity for the website owners and in order to perform other services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. This means that a user’s session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous. Usage of Google Analytics is subject to data privacy policy of Google’s services. For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see Google's help pages and privacy policy:

Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on; if you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the add-on for your web browser here.

Cookies: You consent to placement of cookies on your browser by us and our third party service providers.

Why do we collect this information and how do we use it?

We collect your information for the following reasons:

Use our services: To participate in our competitions and to use our services in general, we need to identify who you are and attribute content, including your submissions to competitions, to you.

Provide personalization of services: We use your information to personalize the experience you have with our Services to make it easy for you to use our Services. For example, we remember your login details so that you don’t have to enter all your login details every time you need to access our Services or we personalize your dashboard upon logging in to the competitions you are participating in or are interested in.

Measure and Improve our Services: By monitoring how you use our Services, we can identify areas for improvement of the services which we can incorporate in future releases of the Service.

Communication: We use your information to communicate with you and allow you to communicate with others on the platform.

Protection from fraud and abuse: We may use IP addresses and cookie data to protect against automated abuse. This abuse could take many forms including spamming and various other forms of automated attacks. In response to detection of any abuse, we may disable your account or take other appropriate action. In case, you observe any spam or other automated abuse occurring from our Services, please contact us at privacy@crowdanalytix.com immediately.

How do we keep the information safe?

We use several physical and technical safeguards to protect your personal information. Having said that, we do not warranty the security of any information you submit to us nor can we guarantee that our security safeguards cannot get breached. You are sharing your personal information with use at your own risk.

Do we share or sell your information to third parties?

Selling personal information: The Company does not sell or rent your personal information collected on this website.

Sharing personal information: We may share your Information with agents, contractors or partners of CrowdANALYTIX in connection with services that these individuals or entities perform for, or with, CrowdANALYTIX. These agents, contractors or partners are restricted from using this data in any way other than to provide services for the Company, or services for the collaboration in which they and Company are engaged. By submitting a Proposed Solution to a Contest, for example, we may share your Information with other organizations that are seeking solutions through our platform(“Seekers”) as part of the Contest evaluation process, and you consent that we may share your Information with the Seekers for this purpose, and to award Prize Money in the event that your Proposed Solution is accepted.

Sharing of contest solutions: All intellectual property rights associated with a proposed solution submitted by you for a contest shall belong to you until such a time as the solution is accepted by the Seeker. Solver's intellectual property would be protected by both seeker and company from unauthorized use or disclosure. In the case that your solution is not accepted by the seeker, all rights to the proposed solution will continue to belong to you, during or at any time within 10 years of sharing the solution with company and seeker.

Sharing your personal information with third party: We may also provide your Information to a third party in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of the business of this website to which the information relates, in which case we will require any such buyer to agree to treat your Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. As a convenience to our visitors, our Site may contain links to sites that we believe may offer useful information to you or the web sites of our Seekers. The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to any third party sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection, and distribution policies.

Accessing or Using CrowdANALYTIX through Third Party services: If we offer and you choose to use Third Party services to access or use our Services, the Third Party services may send Personal Information about you to us. To the extent we combine such third-party sourced information with Personal Information we collect directly from you on the Services, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information under this Privacy Policy. If we discontinue use of any Third Party service (e.g., your Facebook, LinkedIn or any other account as an access mechanism for the Services), you consent that we may nevertheless retain any Personal Information, and other information and data, we may have already received in connection therewith in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

In addition, we may provide Third Party services’ interfaces or links on the Services to facilitate your sending a communication from the Services. For example, we may use third parties to facilitate e-mails, tweets, “likes,” content submissions or postings of comments on Facebook or other social media platforms. We may also enable access to or display of third party content via the Service, that is actually being served or published by the third party, and such third party may be collecting data from you in connection with that content. These third parties may collect and retain any information used or provided in any such communications or other activities and these third parties’ practices are not subject to our Privacy Policy.

When you use Third Party services, you are using their services and not our Services and they, not we, are responsible for their practices. You should review the applicable third party privacy policies before using such Third Party Services in connection with our Services. For more information on Third Party services and the policies and activities of Third Party Operators see Section 5.

Appearance of third-party content, links to third-party services, and/or apps appear on the Services: The Services may contain content that is supplied by a third party operator, and those third parties may collect Usage Data and your identifiers when such content is served to you. Third Party services may also be available via the Services. We are not responsible for the data collection and privacy practices employed by such third parties or their services and they may be collecting data about you and may be sharing it with us and/or others. These third parties and their services may also associate their Tracking Technologies with you, track you across sites and time, serve you their own advertisements and may or may not have their own published privacy policies.

In addition, when you are on the Services, you may be directed to other services that are operated and controlled by third parties that we do not control. For example, if you “click” on a link, the “click” may take you off the Services onto a different site. We encourage you to note when you leave our Services and to review the third-party privacy policies of all third-party locations and exercise caution in connection with them.

Be sure to review any available privacy policies and notices before submitting any Personal Information to a third party or its services, or otherwise interacting with Third Party services or other locations you link to from our Services, and exercise caution in connection with them. We are not responsible for the availability, completeness or accuracy of such third parties’ policies or notices.

How can you manage and delete your information?

Updating your information: Once you’re signed in, you can update and edit your information. You can also change notification settings allowing you to decide the kind of automated communication that you receive from our Services.

Deleting your information: You can delete your account, your posts or any other content you generate at any time from our Services. Upon a request for deletion, we take every step needed to remove the information from our systems. This process generally takes up to two months and could take up to six months to completely remove from all our systems. Some data, like contest submissions may be retained for longer for meeting financial or legal regulations, ensuring security and the continuity of our services. Certain unforeseen events like outages, bugs, etc may cause delays beyond the timeframes mentioned above. We will do everything necessary to remediate such issues.

Withdraw Your Consent for Cookies at Any Time: If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of the Services, you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings.

Managing cookie settings: You can prevent the installation of cookies by changing settings on your browser software. Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of the Services and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the CrowdANALYTIX Platform.

How do we protect information from children of less than 13 years of age?

CrowdANALYTIX does not knowingly collect information from persons under 13 years of age and no part of our services is directed towards persons of 18 years or less. IF YOU ARE LESS THAN 13 YEARS OF AGE, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OUR SERVICES IN ANY MANNER. In fact, the Services provided by us are only directed towards those of age 18 or older. If you are a parent and you believe your child under the age of 13 has registered for our services without your consent, please contact us at privacy@crowdanalytix.com and request us to delete your child’s personal information from our systems.

How do we comply and cooperate with regulators?

We regularly update this privacy policy to ensure that we comply with regulators.

Data Transfer: Your personal information may be stored and processed outside your country. We transfer your data from the European Union to other locations in accordance with the standard contractual clauses we entered into as outlined here.

If your local country or European Union requirements apply to your personal data, you have the right to object to the processing of your information or export your information to another service. Please contact us at privacy@crowdanalytix.com to exercise these rights.

Changes to the privacy policy

We make changes to the privacy policy from time to time but will not reduce your rights under this Privacy policy without your explicit consent. At any time, if you are do not agree with any of the changes made to this Privacy Policy, you must stop use of the Services and request us to delete your account. If you continue to use our services after a revision to our privacy policy, you consent and agree to the current version of the privacy policy.

No Warranties

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT, THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". CrowdANALYTIX MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING NO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, RESPECTING THE SERVICES.

Arbitration

  1. In the event of any dispute or difference arising between the parties hereto or as to the rights and obligations under this agreement or as to any claim. monetary or otherwise of one party against the other or as to the Interpretation and effect of any terms and conditions of this agreement, such dispute or difference shall be referred to arbitration of a common Arbitrator if agreed upon or otherwise to two Arbitrators, one to be appointed by each of the parties to this agreement and such Arbitration shall be governed by the State of Delaware, United Sates.
  2. The validity of this agreement and effect or meaning of the terms hereof will be decided according to the law of State of Delaware, United States.