PRIVACY NOTICE

This Privacy Notice contains the privacy practices for Futureminds Consulting Private Limited (hereafter referred to as ‘Futureminds Consulting’), its website www.futuremindsconsulting.com as well as associated webpages on the website (hereafter referred to as ‘website’).

Futureminds Consulting respects the privacy of clients and the importance safeguarding against unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal information of our clients. By using the website, you agree to the Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to the Privacy Notice, please do not use the website.

 

The Privacy Notice is addressed to individuals external to Futureminds Consulting with whom we interact, including visitors to our website (hereafter referred to as ‘you’).

The Privacy Notice describes how we may collect, create and process your Personal Data. The Privacy Notice may be updated from time to time at the sole discretion of Futureminds Consulting. We encourage you to regularly review the Privacy Notice.

Collection of Personal Data

We may collect Personal Data about you from the following sources:

  • Data you provide to us directly through channels such as our website or email or phone

  • Data captured by our website through use of technologies including but not limited to Cookies

  • Relationship data: We may obtain your Personal Data in the normal course of our interactions with you

  • Data made public by you: We may obtain your Personal Data that is publicly available, including via social media channels such as LinkedIn

  • Third party information: We may obtain your Personal Data from third parties who provide it to us (e.g. job portals, contact databases etc.)

 

Creation of Personal Data

We may create Personal Data about you (e.g. logs of our interactions with you). We may also create Personal Data about you, such as logs of your interactions with our clients or our partners or our Experts.

Types of Personal Data

We may process the following types of Personal Data about you:

  • Personal details: Name and photograph (if applicable)

  • Information of Experts empanelled with us: In addition to other categories mentioned in this Privacy Notice, we may also collect profiles / resumes, engagement or consultation details, bank account information, online payment, payment calculations and history of payments specific to Experts empanelled with us

  • Contact details: Telephone number, email address, physical address, online profiles / resumes

  • Acceptance log: Log/history of acceptances given by you to us, channel/means of acceptance etc

  • Data relating to your activity on our website: Access device type, operating system, browser details, IP address, date and time of visiting our website etc, webpages traversed, internet service provider (ISP) details, clickstream, referring page, exit page etc. This data may be collected using Cookies or other similar technologies.

  • Employment and employer details

 

Rationale for Processing your Personal Data

We may process your Personal Data for objectives including but not limited to:

  • Providing services to Clients as part of our ongoing business operations

  • Business Development

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Financial Management

  • Legal Compliances and/or Proceedings

  • Website Management

  • Internal Recruitment

 

We process use your Personal Data on the following legal basis: 

  • With your consent

  • As necessary to perform our agreement to provide services

  • Where required by applicable law

  • Where necessary to protect the vital interests of any individuals

  • Where we have a legitimate interest

Disclosing Personal Data to Third Parties

We may disclose your Personal Data to the following entities in accordance with the applicable laws:

  • You and/or your authorized representatives

  • Our clients and/or their authorized representatives

  • Legal, Regulatory and Law Enforcement agencies / authorities

  • Our services providers such as Accountants, Auditors, Lawyers

  • Third party processors (such as Financial Service Providers; IT Services Providers, Marketing and Advertising Partners etc)

  • Third party acquirer(s), in the event that we sell or transfer all or any portion of our business or assets

 

Transfer of Personal Data

Your Personal Data collected by us may be transferred to, stored in and processed in countries in which we, our affiliates or third parties with whom we engage in order to provide our services maintain facilities. We ensure that transfers of Personal Data to a third country or an international organization are conducted while complying with appropriate safeguards required by General Data Protection Regulation.

Data Minimisation

To the extent reasonably possible, we limit the volume of your Personal Data that we process to what is necessary.

 

Data Retention

To the extent reasonably possible, we ensure that your Personal Data is retained only till the time it is required for business / operational reasons, you have not withdrawn your consent to us and till there is no other legal basis for retaining it.

 

Your Rights

Right to Request Data Erasure. You have the right to have your data erased from our Website and related IT Systems if the data is no longer required for the objective for which it was collected, if you withdraw your consent and no other legal basis for retaining it exists, or you believe your fundamental rights to data privacy and protection outweigh our legitimate interest in continuing the processing.  Your Personal Data will typically be erased without undue delay and will be anonymized in order to be able to, if necessary, comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our Terms and Conditions or agreements.  If you would like to request the erasure of your Personal Data if you would like a copy of your Personal Data, please contact connect@futuremindsconsulting.com.

Right to Withdraw Consent.  Where we process your Personal Data on the basis of your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent.  If you would like to withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Data, please contact connect@futuremindsconsulting.com.

Please note, we may require proof of your identity before we can give effect to these rights. Further, if your request requires verifying certain facts (e.g. determining whether any processing is non-compliant with applicable laws) we will analyse your request without undue delay and update you about the progress.

 

Right to Lodge Complaint. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate relevant data protection protection authority in your country of residence or the country where the infringement occurs.

For any further enquiries on the Privacy Notice, please contact connect@futuremindsconsulting.com