At Artha-India Research Advisors Pvt. Ltd., (“Artha”) we are committed to protecting our customer privacy. We conduct our business in compliance with the applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security and in line with best international practices. Our privacy policy comprehensively deals with the protection of personal information that Artha may collect from site visitors during the course of their dealings with Artha.

By using our website and by submitting personal data to us or by any other means, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy, and agree that Artha may collect, process, transfer, use and disclose your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Information

a. At times, we may ask you to provide information about yourself in order to better serve you. For example, some of the information collected may include name, title, address, phone number, email address, and other relevant data. We do not require this information to obtain access to any area of our Site, however, you are required to enter user information in order to register for some of our products or events. 

b. Information collected by Cookies: We may also make use of website “cookies” to help you use our services more easily and to help us continuously improve our Site and our service to you. A “cookie” is a small data file that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive to help our Site “remember” information about you when you return to our Site, such as your preferences for our Site or account identifications. Our cookies do not read data off of your hard drive, read cookie files created by other websites track any personal information about you. You may have the option of setting your browser to reject cookies, however, doing so may negatively impact upon the performance of the Site or restrict us in better serving your needs and interests. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

c. When you access this Website, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We may use this data and share it with our affiliates to monitor the attractiveness of our websites and improve their performance or content.

We will never collect information that is confidential in nature like passwords, ATM PIN, etc. 

Use of Information

We do not disclose any personal or sensitive personal information about our visitors to anyone, except as permitted or required by law. The information shall be used for such purposes connected with the function or activity of Artha or any person on its behalf..

Disclosure of Information

We may disclose all of the personal information we collect to our consultants, agents and service providers on a confidential basis. Some examples of how we may disclose your personal information in such cases are as follows: We may hire another company to provide services for us and we may provide those companies information about our customers to send you new product offers or legally required notices on our behalf.

Some examples of disclosures of visitor personal information that we may make include the following:

  • Disclosures we make with your consent or at your direction.
  • Disclosures to protect the security or confidentiality of our records or to protect against fraud or unauthorised transactions.
  • Disclosures to law enforcement or other government authorities when we suspect a crime may have been committed.
  • Disclosures in connection with compliance, regulatory or financial audits of our records, including requests for information and audits by our lenders.
  • Disclosures to comply with a legal requirement such as a court order or subpoena.

We shall not retain any sensitive personal data or information for longer than is required for the purposes for which the information may lawfully be used or is otherwise required under any other law for the time being in force.

Jurisdiction And Applicable Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of India, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any cause of action that may arise under this Agreement will be brought in the appropriate court in Mumbai and you agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Mumbai.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Artha reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy from time to time in order that it accurately reflects the regulatory environment and our data collection principles. When material changes are made to this Privacy Policy, Artha will post the revised Privacy Statement on our Site.

Questions and Comments

If you have any questions or comments about the Privacy Policy as applicable to this Website (e.g. to review and update, or remove, your Personal Data from our database), please contact us at contact@artha.global.

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Privacy Policy, if you have entered into an agreement having appropriate confidentiality/non-disclosure clauses then the provision of such agreement shall prevail over this Privacy Policy in case of any conflict.