Generally, AKSA-SDS collects two types of information about its Website Users: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
Personally Identifiable Information is information that identifies a specific end user. When you engage in certain activities on the Website, such as creating an account, ordering a product or service, requesting information about AKSA-SDS services, applying for a job (collectively, "Identification Activities"), AKSA-SDS may ask you to provide certain information about yourself. It is optional for you to engage in an Identification Activity. If you elect to engage in an Identification Activity, AKSA-SDS may ask you to provide it with certain personal information about yourself, such as your first and last name, mailing address, email address, cell number, telephone number and date of birth. When you order services, AKSA-SDS may also ask you to provide AKSA-SDS with financial information. Depending on the activity, some of the information AKSA-SDS asks you to provide is identified as mandatory and some are identified as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory information for a particular activity that requires it, you will not be permitted to engage in that activity.
In the event there is any change in your Personally Identifiable Information like your address, phone number or email ID, you may send us intimation about the changes and AKSA-SDS will make the necessary amendment in AKSA-SDS records.
AKSA-SDS use Non-Personally Identifiable Information to troubleshoot, administer the Website, analyze trends, gather demographic information, comply with applicable law, and cooperate with law enforcement activities. AKSA-SDS may also share this information with Third Party Service Providers and Third Party Advertisers to measure the overall effectiveness of AKSA-SDS online advertising, content, and programming.
AKSA-SDS collects information from you for various purposes including but not limited to the following:
If you choose to become a registered member of AKSA-SDS Website, you must provide your name, address, telephone or cell phone number, e-mail address, a unique login name, password, and password validation, and a password hint to help you remember your password. This information is collected on the registration form for several reasons, including but not limited to the following:
In addition, AKSA-SDS requires your e-mail address to confirm your new member registration and each transaction you conduct on AKSA-SDS’s site. As a registered member of this Website, you will be entitled to receive by e-mail monthly newsletters, updates for new services, and other noteworthy items. However, you may choose at any time to no longer receive these types of e-mail messages by setting your email preferences from your account settings.
As a registered member of AKSA-SDS Website, you can choose to complete your online profile by providing AKSA-SDS with personal preferences, and other personal information.
AKSA-SDS automatically logs generic information about your computer's connection
to the Internet, which AKSA-SDS calls "session data", that is anonymous and not linked
to any personal information. Session data consists of things such as IP address, operating
system and type of browser software being used and the activities conducted by the user while
on AKSA-SDS Website.
An IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the internet, such as AKSA-SDS web servers, know where to send data back to the user, such as the pages of the site the user wishes to view. AKSA-SDS collects session data because it helps it to analyze such things as what items visitors are likely to click on most, the way visitors are clicking through the site, how many visitors are surfing to various pages on the site, how long visitors to the site are staying and how often they are visiting. It also helps AKSA-SDS diagnose problems with AKSA-SDS servers and lets us better administer AKSA-SDS systems.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your
There are many myths circulating regarding the cookies, but you should know that cookies are usually only read by the server that placed them. AKSA-SDS confirms that AKSA-SDS cookies are unable to do such things as run programs on your computer, plant viruses or harvest your personal information and that AKSA-SDS cookies are not intended to be used for such purposes, as explained below.
Cookies allow us to serve you better and more efficiently, and to personalize your experience at the AKSA-SDS Website. These types of cookies allow you to log in without having to type your login name each time (only your password is needed). AKSA-SDS may also use such cookies to display an advertisement to you while you are on the Website.
Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies. Of course, by changing the options on your web browser or using certain software programs, you can control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your browser. AKSA-SDS Website supports your right to block any unwanted internet activity, especially that of unscrupulous websites. However, blocking AKSA-SDS Website cookies may disable certain features on the Website, and may make it impossible to use certain services available on the Website. Please note that it is possible to block cookie activity from certain websites while permitting cookies from sites you trust, like AKSA-SDS Website.
From time to time AKSA-SDS may add or enhance services available on the Website. To the extent these services are provided, and used by you, AKSA-SDS will use the information you provide to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email AKSA-SDS with a question, AKSA-SDS will use your email address, name, the nature of the question, etc. To respond to your question. AKSA-SDS may also store such information to assist us in making the Web site better and easier to use.
In addition to the circumstances described above, AKSA-SDS may disclose its Website member
information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law
enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or
advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties of AKSA-SDS or any
or all of its subsidiaries and associates, and its employees, directors or officers or representatives,
or when AKSA-SDS has reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify,
contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with AKSA-SDS rights or
properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.
In addition, if AKSA-SDS or substantially all of its assets are acquired, AKSA-SDS Web Users' information
will most likely also be transferred in connection with such acquisition.
Apart from the above, AKSA-SDS may collect information from you for providing AKSA-SDS complete range of services, maintaining discussion forums, interacting with Website Users for feedback and resolving Website Users queries and issues, processing requests for signing up for special offers and maintenance of Website.
AKSA-SDS will not share your Personally Identifiable Information with other parties except as provided below. AKSA-SDS intends to protect your personal information and to maintain its quality. AKSA-SDS implements appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption when transmitting certain sensitive information to keep your information secure and to maintain its quality.
AKSA-SDS may disclose or share Non-Personally Identifiable Information with Institutions,
Business Associates and Third Party Advertisers. For example, AKSA-SDS may share aggregated
demographic information (which does not include any Personally Identifiable Information) with
Third Party Advertisers and other parties as provided below: AKSA-SDS may use Third Party
Advertisers to serve advertisements when you visit AKSA-SDS Website.
These companies may use Non-Personally Identifiable Information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide, through the use of network tags, advertisements about services that may be of interest to you. AKSA-SDS also uses Third Party Service Providers to track and analyze Non-Personally Identifiable Information usage and volume statistical information from AKSA-SDS Users to administer AKSA-SDS Website and constantly improve its quality.
AKSA-SDS may also publish this information for promotional purposes or as a representative audience for Third Party Advertisers. Please note that this is not Personally Identifiable Information, only general summaries of the activities of AKSA-SDS Users. Such data is collected on AKSA-SDS behalf, and is owned and used by or on behalf of AKSA-SDS.
AKSA-SDS takes reasonable steps to maintain the security of the Personally Identifiable Information that AKSA-SDS collects, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to AKSA-SDS database servers, as well as installing electronic security systems that guard against unauthorized access. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, AKSA-SDS cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to AKSA-SDS, so you do so at your own risk.
AKSA-SDS Website contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one
of these links, you are entering another web site for which AKSA-SDS has no responsibility.
AKSA-SDS encourages you to read the privacy statements of all such sites as their policies
for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords, and your Website membership account information.
Please be very careful, responsible, and alert with this information, especially whenever you are online.