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Privacy Policy

 

Here at Selected Firms, we deeply value your privacy and are highly committed to protecting any and all information collected from you. At the same time, we are also committed to providing the best of services to our users and are constantly looking for ways to better our services by means of personalization and customization and the user data we collect helps us do so. This section highlights the privacy policy followed by the firm and how the information collected from users and visitors of this website is used.

NATURE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

The information collected by the site in done in one of the two ways,

  • Voluntarily provided information by the users
  • Automatically collected information

Voluntarily Provided Information: We collect information from our user in a variety of manner when visit the site and use our services. Voluntarily provided information includes details such as Name, E-mail Address and Contact Number etc. provided by the user when using the services of the site such as submitting a consultation request. Automatically Collected Information: Information is also collected from the user about the user’s device, operating system, IP address and the usage of services of the site by both the firm and third parties via automated means. One such way is by the use of cookies, which are small files of data created by the website and sent to the user’s browser to uniquely identify the user and remember information about the user. Cookies help remember user preferences and actions and enable the site to provide a better user experience for the user.

USAGE OF INFORMATION

The information we collect from the users is used to establish an account, provide the services required by the user as well as provide a seamless user experience for all our users. The non-personal information collected is used for research purposes in order to constantly improve our services and better experience next time. User data is always processed and used keeping in mind all the legal and regulatory obligations and rights and most importantly the interests of our users. The following are the purposes for which we use our user’s information:

  • To create an account for the user and provide the necessary services
  • Communicate with the user with e-mail or any other means available
  • To conduct research and analysis to improve, personalize and customize the services offered by the firm.
  • To monitor, prevent and investigate any unlawful activities, actions or a violation of our terms of service.

SHARING OF USER INFORMATION

When sharing user information, we take utmost diligence to ensure that the user data is not compromised or disclosed with an unauthorized user. User data is shared with,

  • Concerned legal authorities when we are legally bound to do so.
  • Concerned authorities for regulatory and compliance purposes
  • Third party vendors and business partners who provide specific services on the behalf of the firm.

The firm will take all possible steps to prevent the accidental or unauthorized disclosure of user information and will only intentionally release user information with the explicit consent of the user. The firm also holds the concerned third-party vendors to the same level of data protection and confidentiality as provided by the company when sharing personal user information with them.

SECURITY STANDARDS

Selected Firms has high security standards in place to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of its user information. The firm employs high standards of technology and operating security to prevent any accidental compromise in data integrity or the unauthorized usage of personal information. Both online and offline safeguards are in place to ensure the highest safety standards for user data and only authorized Selected Firm employees or third-party vendors have access to this data as and when required.

ACCESS TO DATA

Users of the Selected Firms site reserve the right at any point of time to reach out and access, alter or delete their information or aspects of their information. They also reserve the right to close their user account, and subsequently their information will be removed by the firm in a reasonable time frame. However, if user information has been passed on to authorized third party vendors who render certain services on the behalf on the firm, the firm may not be in a position to delete or alter as they fall beyond the purview of the firm.

RETENTION OF DATA

The information collected from users will be retained by the firm for and till the following purposes are achieved,

  • Until the services as requested by users are rendered by the firm
  • As long as it is required for legal, regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Retained as long as it is necessary for the administrative purposes for which it has been collected

Once the firm has no legitimate business and legal purpose to hold the personal information of the user, it will be either deleted or anonymized if possible.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

The site may contain several links to third party websites, applications, and services including links to social media websites and pages. Any usage of these features by the users of this site may result in the collection of user information automatically or on voluntary sharing. Such information collected or provided by users to third party applications or services are not the responsibility of Selected Firms and are not covered by the Privacy Policy of the company. We are also not responsible for the security, features or practices of such third-party applications and the firm does not vet or endorse such applications and services.

CHANGES IN PRIVACY POLICY

Selected Firms has the right to constantly update and change its privacy policy to meet the requirements of the law and in accordance with regulatory and compliance policies. We also constantly keep our privacy policy up to date to ensure better security standards and data confidentiality to our clients. Any updates to our privacy policy will be duly notified to our users and visitors of the site and a continued usage of the site and its services will be taken as a consent to the changes in the policy.

 

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