Privacy Policy

Before using this website, please read this policy. Use of this website constitutes as acceptance of the terms of this policy. Please do not access this website or share any information if you do not agree to the terms below. We reserve the right to update the terms of this policy and such changes will be posted on this page.

Himalayan Advocacy Center is registered as "Himalayan Advocacy Chambers" under the Companies Act, 2013 (“we”, “us” and“ our”).

We are committed to safeguarding information received, obtained, provided to, handled and / or dealt with by us when you visit and / or use our website available at https://www.himalayanadvocacy.com/ (“Website”).

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) explains to you our policies and procedures on the collection, use, sharing and protection your information. The terms“ you” and“ your” refer to the user of the Website.

Disclaimer

This Policy is in accordance with the Information Technology Act, 2000, including all amendments made to it and rules framed thereunder. We do not represent that we are complaint with the laws of any country apart from the laws of the Republic of India. If you wish to use our Platform, please ensure that you are permitted to do so in your jurisdiction.

What Information do we “Collect”?

Information you give us: When you use this Website, we collect and store your information, which is provided to us by you, such as information requested to respond to your general enquiries, which is limited to your name, email address, phone number and your employer’s name.

 

Information collected by usCertain data may be collected from the device on which you use this Website including but not limited to technical information, such as configuration information made available by your web browser or other programs you use to access the Platform, your IP address and the device’s version, identification number and other attributes (such as operating system, hardware and software versions, available storage space), and any content viewed on the Website.

Information from other resourcesBeyond this, we may also obtain your information as provided to us by another source, such as your business associates, your employer, etc.

How do we “Use” your Information?

We use your information to:

  1. respond to your general enquiries, provide legal services when requested and for recruiting applicants;

  2. develop new services and improve the existing services on the Website; and

  3. to comply with our legal obligations.

How and With Whom do we “Share” your Information?

We do not sell or trade or rent your information in any way. Your information may be used by associates, partners, or any third-parties working for or with us for the purposes listed in “How do we “Use” your Information?” above. Other than the persons working for or with us, your information may also be passed on to third parties that perform services for us such as information technology suppliers, security providers, special consultants, etc. We may further disclose your information as required to any legal or regulatory body in order to protect our, or your, or of others’ privacy, safety or rights.

Where do we “Store” your Information?

If you have provided us with your information pursuant to employment opportunities or internships, and have joined us in such capacity, we will retain such information on our email account so long as you retain that position with us and thereafter, for a minimum period as provided by applicable law. If you do not join us after the application, we may retain your information for a minimum period as provided by applicable law to consider you for future opportunities.

Apart from the above-mentioned reasons, we may retain your information for any legitimate purposes such as to satisfy our legal and professional obligations.

How do we “Protect” your Information?

We take appropriate technical and security measures to protect your information in electronic or physical form. In order to prevent unauthorized access, modification or disclosure of your information, we take appropriate security measures as provided by applicable law.

Despite all measures we take, we cannot guarantee the security of our emails or that your information will not be intercepted while being transferred to us, since some things are beyond our control. That being said, we will keep updating this Policy from time to time to incorporate necessary changes in the future.

What about “Cookies”?

We use the web analytics services from Google Analytics. These services use cookies to collect information such as your IP address or other identifiers, browser information, and the content you view for the purpose of analyzing how you use our Website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the Website will be transmitted to and stored by these service providers in the manner as is provided on their website. These service providers will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating the number of users on our website, the location of our users, the most frequently used parts of our Website, the most commonly used browsers to enhance functionality and the interests of our users.

Note that most browsers automatically accept cookies, and if you do not wish cookies to be used, you may need to actively delete or block the cookies. You can choose to reject or block all or specific types of cookies by clicking on the cookie preferences on this Website or by changing your browser settings. This may impact your user-experience.

What are your “Rights” with respect to your information?

You are entitled to request details of your information with us and are entitled to rectify details of your information if you believe they are inaccurate or incomplete. If at any time you wish to withdraw your consent about us possessing your information, please write to us at contact info@himalayanadvocacy.com. We take up to 10(ten) business days to process any request.

What if you want to Contact Us or Report a Violation of this Website to us?

If you have any queries relating to the processing or usage of your information, please email us at information@himalayanadvocacy.com or write to our Grievance Officer:

Utkarsh Jain (non-executive director)

Email ID: information@himalayanadvocacy.com
Timings: Monday to Friday, 09:00 am to 06:00 pm