Your privacy is important to us and we believe it is important for you to know what personal data we at Health Careers Institute Pvt. Ltd. (HCI), are collecting from you, why do we collect it, how we use it and what rights you might be entitled to as a data subject or consumer.
HCI is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Health Careers Institute Pvt. Ltd. may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page to ensure that you are updated with any changes.
HCI might collect distinct kinds of personal data in numerous different ways and use it for a number of different purposes:
To confirm access to our website and online services
Typically, you can visit our website https://www.hci.net.in/ and its affiliate websites on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are. Our web servers or Affiliates who offer analytics and performance enhancement services may collect:
This information is collected in order to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed and related information. HCI uses this information to measure the site usage, improve content and to ensure safety and security as well as enhance performance and user experience of the website.
We may also acquire data from third parties including:
Subscriptions to our promotional communications.
If you sign up to receive marketing communications from HCI we may reach out to you via email, telephone or any other means of communication.
To promote the HCI brand, products, initiatives and values with marketing communications.
HCI has a strong legitimate interest in promoting its brand, products, initiatives and values. In order to further such goals, we process personal data about our business contacts including existing and potential HCI clients, third parties and intermediaries. HCI interacts within the course of doing business. HCI may collect details about you including name, contact details and other information such as your job title, employer, areas of business interest and other business details. We might process such data by using software or platforms which allow us to handle our client relationships. HCI collects relevant data either directly or indirectly from you, or from third parties, such as business partners, data brokers, social networks, marketing companies, and publicly available sources such as social media sites where it is lawful to do so. We readily comply with any further restrictions imposed by the region in which your data was collected as well as the source of the data in such circumstances. HCI may also collect data from our email and calendar systems concerning interactions between HCI associates and contacts or third parties.
Data collected by us is used in part to administer, manage and develop our business and services; like identifying existing and potential client business requirements, analysing and evaluating the forte of our communications with certain business contacts, performing analytics including to produce metrics such as relationship maps for our business leadership and limited profiling for the purposes of helping us to develop and offer appropriate products and services to existing and potential clients. Analytics may be performed by us using algorithms which help us analyse and rank interactions with you depending on interaction frequency and duration. HCI could also send you marketing communications and surveys in order to carry out market research or provide information to you about us and our services when we have a reason to believe that it would be of interest to you in your professional capacity.
We may reach out to you using diverse channels, such as email, phone calls, post or any other means of communication such as through social media sites such as LinkedIn. You can opt-out from receiving such communications at any time using the contact us form on https://www.hci.net.in/ or affiliate websites where you had given your personal data, or by just clicking on the unsubscribe link included at the bottom of emails.
From time to time, we may use your name, quotes, pictures or videos to promote and amplify HCI brand and activities. You will receive appropriate additional information from us about the usage of your personal data in any such case.
We may share your data with third parties, including third-party service providers and other entities in the HCI Group. Please note, HCI has not in the past, nor does it currently, under any circumstances sell your personal data to any third party. Further, HCI does not share your personal data with third parties for any additional purpose (as outlined below) unless required to fulfill a legal obligation or a legitimate business purpose where permitted by law.
Why might HCI share your personal data with third parties?
Where required by law, we may share your personal data with third parties, wherever it is necessary for one of the activities mentioned above or in case we have another legitimate legal basis in doing so. We expect third parties to comply with the security of your data and to respect it in accordance with the law. Where obliged by the law, we may ask for your consent before transferring data to third parties that are not part of the HCI group of companies.
Which third-party service providers process my personal data?
“Third parties” comprises all third-party service providers (including designated agents and contractors) and other entities within our group. The subsequent activities may be conducted by third-party service providers: data storage and analytics, event organizers and caterers, hosting and other internet services, marketing research and campaign management. In order to protect your personal data in line with our policies, all our third-party service providers are required to take appropriate security measures. We do not permit our third-party service providers to make use of your personal data for their own purposes. Third-party service provides are only allowed to process your personal data in accordance with our instructions and applicable law and for specified purposes only. We might also require sharing your personal data to comply with the law or with regulators.
When will HCI share your personal data with other entities in the group?
As a part of our regular reporting activities on company performance, we may share your personal data with other entities in the HCI group in the following scenarios:
It is necessary for other entities in the HCI group to take suitable security measures to protect your personal data in line with our policies.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
How we will keep your information safe
Appropriate technical, organizational and security measures have been put in place to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. Furthermore, we limit accessibility to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They are subject to a duty of confidentiality and will only process your personal data on our instructions.
Procedures have been put in place to deal with any suspected data security breach and you will be notified and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where it is legally required to do so.
How long we will keep your information
Your personal data is retained only if necessary, to accomplish the purposes we collected it for, inclusive of the purposes of fulfilling any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. To ascertain the appropriate retention period for personal data we perform the following functions.
In certain circumstances we might anonymize your personal data so that it is no longer associated with you, in such a scenario we may use such information without further notice to you.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.