This Privacy Notice provides information on the collection, use, sharing and processing of personal information by AD Blinds and its affiliates (“we” or “us”) in connection with your use of AD Blinds website, social media pages that link to this Privacy Notice, your interactions with AD Blinds during virtual meetings, in-person meetings or at AD Blinds events, and in the context of other offline sales and marketing activities.
2. Who is responsible for your personal information?
AD Blinds is responsible for processing your personal information described in this Privacy Notice.
3. Which types of personal information do we process and from which sources?
AD Blinds can process information about you collected both offline and online.
Offline information about you originates from our interactions with you during virtual meetings, in-person meetings or at AD Blinds online events, conferences and workshops.
Online information about you originates from your activities on our website, for example, in relation to inquiries or subscription to information, or from your interactions with AD Blinds via electronic communication tools such as email, text and telephone. Information about you may also be provided by third party sources, such as data aggregators who may not have a relationship with you, but you have consented for your information to be shared.
Information about you that AD Blinds may collect and process includes:
name and address, email addresses and contact numbers;
photographs and testimonials;
transactional data, including products and services received, financial details and payment methods;
company data such as the name, size and location of the company you work for and your role within the company;
data from surveys and publicly available information, such as social media posts;
unique IDs such as your mobile device identifier or cookie ID on your browser;
IP address and information that may be derived from IP address, such as geographic location;
information about a device you use, such as browser, device type, devise OS, the presence or use of “apps”, screen resolution and the preferred language, others;
behavioural data of the internet connected computer or device you use when interacting with the website and social media sites, such as advertisements clicked or viewed, website content areas, date and time of activities or the web search used to locate and navigate to our website.
Please note that AD Blinds does not control the content that you may post to AD Blinds on social media networks; in some cases, such content may be publicly available on the Internet.
You should carefully be considering whether you wish to submit personal information to these networks/websites and whether you wish to make your profile available to other users, and you should tailor/custom-made any content you may submit accordingly.
4. Why and how do we use your personal information?
AD Blinds will use personal information for the following purposes:
to communicate and respond to your requests and inquiries to AD Blinds;
if you get in touch with us (such as by submitting contact forms on our website, sending an email or by visiting our social media platforms), we process information about you to communicate with you and to respond to your requests or other inquiries. We can also process personal information to interact with you on third party social networks.
to administer subscriptions to services and information;
If you subscribe to marketing information about our products, solutions and services, we process information about you to manage your subscription.
to market our products and services or related products and services, and to tailor our marketing and sales activities to your or your company’s interests;
AD Blinds may use information about you to notify you about new product releases and service development, events, alerts, updates, prices, terms, special offers and associated campaigns and promotions. AD Blinds may also use personal information to advertise our products and services or related products and services, and also to have our associate partners notify you about our products or services. We do our best to tailor your website visit, marketing experience and our communications to your expressed interests.
We may also process your personal information to post testimonials on our website, but will first obtain your consent to use your name and testimonial.
If you receive any products or services, or if you provide services to AD Blinds, our employees, customers or partners as a supplier or business partner, AD Blinds processes information about you to engage in and administer the relevant transactions (such as by sending invoices and making payments), administer your service, and help you get started and adopt our products and services.
to analyze, develop, improve and optimize the use, function and performance of our website and products and services;
We may process personal information in order to analyze, develop, improve and optimize the use, function and performance of our website and products and services, as well as marketing and sales campaigns.
to manage the security of our website, networks and systems;
We may collect site use data security and operations management to help keep our website, networks and systems secure, or to investigate and prevent potential fraud and cyber-attacks.
to comply with applicable laws and regulations and to operate our business.
In some cases, we have to process personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations. For example, to respond to a request from a govt. regulator or to defend a legal claim. We may also process personal information in the performance and operation of our business, such as to conduct internal audits and investigations or for finance and accounting and archiving and insurance purposes.
5. For what period do we retain personal information
AD Blinds maintains personal information for the following retentions periods:
The information that we collect about you can be retained for the duration of the transaction period, or longer as necessary – for record purposes and for legal compliance purposes.
If you have registered with us to receive marketing information, your personal information will be retained for as long as you maintain an active subscription to our distribution lists.
6. COVID-19 notice to onsite visitors and business associates
In light of the current situation regarding COVID-19, our priority is to maintain a safe and healthy working environment for our employees, business associates, vendors and visitors. If you are visiting our physical premises in Bengaluru or Ahmedabad in the foreseeable future, you may be asked to show a COVID-19 negative report from a recently done test (i.e. RT-PCR Test with QR Code) OR Vaccine Certificate. You may also have to undergo a temperature test before being permitted entry to the premises.