Privacy Policy

1. General

1.1 This Privacy Notice explains why Priti Suri and Associates (PSA) (“we” or “us” or “our”) collects information about you, how that information may be used, processed, protected and otherwise handled when you use or visit our website (“Website”).

Bar Council of India restricts advocates from maintaining a Website as a source of advertising or solicitation. Website contains general information for informative and advocacy purposes only. Any one accessing and using it should not consider or construe information hosted as an invitation for any attorney-client relationship or as legal advice.

1.2 This privacy policy applies to any person or entity (“You” and “Your”)  that accesses the Website or has shared any information or data with us. It covers all personal data that can be used directly or indirectly to identify you as an individual person (“PD”).

1.3 Before using this Website, please read this Policy! We will request You to provide Your consent before You continue using the Website, and if You do not wish to consent, we require You not to access or use the Website. Continued use will be a voluntary act on Your part.

1.4  We reserve the right to update the terms of this Policy and such changes will be posted on this page.

2. PD We Collect

We collect and process the PD provided by you when you access and browse our Website,  subscribe to our newsletter and other content, contact us for help, or submit any enquiry, apply for a job posting, or otherwise enter information on the Website before or during its use. PD collected includes the following categories:

(a) basic identification information like salutation, name, surname, the company/ organization You work for;

(b) contact information like phone number, e-mail address, mobile number; and

(c) information such as IP address, device name, operating system version, the time and date of your visit to our Website, and other related statistics.

3. How Do We Collect PD?

We collect PD:

(a) directly from You when You voluntarily provide Your PD while accessing, browsing or using any part of the Website; and

(b) indirectly from other sources such as cookies ( learn more ), web beacons, website traffic, information available in public domain through internet searches, analytic studies and other information that we may derive while processing PD.

4. How Do We  Use Your PD?

We use PD for the following purposes:

(a) comply with our legal obligations;

(b) respond to Your queries or requests (if any);

(c) communicating with You about our newsletters, publications, legal news, etc.;

(d) inviting for seminars, webinars and workshops conducted by us;

(e) recruitment;

(f) creating, improving, updating, upgrading and developing our Website;

(g) improvise, upgrade and implement security measures for Website and your PD;

(h) detect and handle data breach scenarios; and

(i) sharing with third parties for availing services; learn more

5. How Do We Protect Your PD?

5.1 We take the safety of Your PD and its confidentiality very seriously and are committed to provide reasonable security safeguards commensurate to the sensitivity of the PD being handled, including but not limited to implementation of reasonable technical, operational and physical safeguards.

5.2 All our lawyers, staff, personnel, officers, representatives and members receive appropriate and on-going training to ensure they are fully aware of their obligation to uphold confidentiality, protect PD, and respect your privacy. Only limited authorized personnel and approved third parties have access to PD on a need-to-know basis and only for specific purposes.

Please be aware that, although we endeavour to provide reasonable security for your PD, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches and we disclaim our liability to that effect. Should such a situation arise, we would promptly take appropriate measures to mitigate the impact.

6. How Long Do We Store PD?

We will store and process PD for such duration as is necessary in order to fulfil the purposes stated in this Policy and comply with applicable law. Our overarching goal is not to retain PD in identifiable form longer than what is necessary.

7. Sharing Your PD To Third Parties

We do not sell, trade, or publish PD. However, we disclose PD on a strict need-to-know basis to our service providers, like hosting partners, cloud service providers, maintenance vendors, who assist us in operating and maintaining the Website. We may also disclose PD to other service providers if required for our operations including comply with law, enforce our policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety, investigate fraud or respond to a government request. In all such instances, we require the third-party to maintain confidentiality, use PD only for the limited purpose for which it is disclosed, and restrict onward transfer. We also contractually require them to implement appropriate information security measures.

8. Your Rights

Your rights are:

(a) access – seek confirmation on whether and what PD is processed and seek access;

(b) lodge complaint – file a complaint with appropriate authority under applicable law;

(c) correction – correct inaccurate or misleading personal data, complete incomplete data, update outdated data, provided such correction is necessary for the purposes for which PD was collected;

(d) forgotten – erasure of PD under our control;

(e) object or restrict – object processing in certain circumstances; and

(f) data breach notification along with measure taken to retain and mitigate the breach

You can exercise these rights by writing to us at contact@psalegal.com

9. Our Cookie Policy

We use cookies and web beacons to collect PD through the Website. Cookies are small files transferred to the hard drive of Your device that enable us to recognize Your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand Your preferences based on previous or current activity on the Website, which allows us to improve our Website. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregated and anonymized data about the traffic on the Website so that we can offer better experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

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.

10. Link To Other Websites

The Website may include links to other Websites whose privacy practices may differ from ours, such as LinkedIn.

We do not directly provide any PD to such third party websites. If you submit Your PD to any of those sites, Your information will be governed by their privacy statements. We encourage You to read the privacy statement of any website You visit. We shall not be liable for any loss, damage, claim or expenses suffered by You as a result of accessing these third party sites and features.

11. Contact

If You have any questions, comments, rights request, or complaints, please contact us at contact@psalegal.com.

 

DISCLAIMER

The Bar Council of India restricts advocates from maintaining a website as a source of advertising. This site contains general information for informative purposes only. The reader should not consider / construe information on this site to be an invitation for any attorney-client relationship.