Privacy Policy
The Computational Society ( “TCS”; “we”; “us”;”our”) is a global community that welcomes people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the latest technologies impacting our present and future. The TCS website (also referred to as the “TCS site”) facilitates for You (the “User” ; “customer”; “account holder”; “an Individual or an entity”) access to products and services as enabled from time to time as per the Terms of Use. While gathering information about individuals and Organizations, TCS takes your privacy very seriously and take every effort to safeguard your personal data. 

The Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) explains how information that directly identifies you ( “personal information”) is collected, used and disclosed by TCS in connection with our website ( the “services”) that we make available via the internet. The Policy may also describe some of our practices with respect to information that we collect or obtain that does not directly identify you. While this information is not personal information, under this Policy, we may choose to treat it as personal information in our sole discretion. 

By accessing and/or using the service you signify that you have read, understood and consent to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information and aggregate data as outlined in our Privacy Policy, and to have your personally identifiable information collected, used, transferred to and processed by The Computational Society, as described in this Policy. 
 
  1. Data Collected – How we Collect information.
    1. Information you provide directly to us
      1. Basic Information provided when you register and account with us and save details to your profile.
      2. Education and income details shared when you apply for scholarships, competitions or any other purposes.
      3. Billing, Shipping, Payment cards information shared when you make a purchase or contribute towards participation in features (services) provided by the TCS website.
    2. Non Personal Information collected
      1. Tracking Usage and Cookies  
        We use various technologies, like Google Analytics cookies or others, to manage the TCS website and to track the use of content provided on the website. This includes:
        • Standard Web analytics data
        • Data collected about email click-through rates and video viewing
        • Details collected via HTML cookies, flash cookies, web beacons and similar technologies
        • Demographic data and other details that are provided to TCS to help us customize the site based on your preferences.
         
        Cookies provide us a mechanism to understand how you use the TCS website overtime and thereby enable us to provide you the best user experience according to your expressed preferences. We do not sell this information to any third party, however we may provide information to partners that help us in updating ,managing, or maintaining our website or other services.
      2. Log Files
      3. We may record log file information each time you access the Service. This may include information like your web request, IP address, browser type, unique device identifiers, information about your device, referring /exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and other such information.
      4. Mobile Device Information
      5. When you access the service from a mobile device, we may collect and store the unique identifier associated with your device (including, for example: a UDID, Unique ID for Advertisers ( 'IDFA'), Google Ad ID, Twitter Pixel, Facebook Tracking Pixel or Windows Advertising ID), Mobile carrier, device type, model and manufacturer, device Operating system, Brand , Model and Phone Number

  2. Use of Data – How we Use Information.
  3. We collect, use, process, combine, retain and store personal information that we collect or receive for many purposes, including the following:
    1. Providing requested services
    2. To provide Services as per our business activities, including to operate the Service.
    3. Communication
    4. To communicate with you and respond to your requests/questions, contact you about changes to the Service and about new products and services.
    5. Enforcement
    6. To enforce this policy, to resolve disputes, and otherwise to carry out our obligations and/or to enforce our rights, to protect our business interest and the interest and rights of third parties, to comply with any contractual and legal obligations and requirements.
    7. Personalization
    8. To create a personalized experience for you ( the User).
    9. Analytics
    10. For analytics and research purposes.
    11. Other
    12. When permitted, In addition to the above we may use the information that we collect for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your data or pursuant to your consent.

  4. Data Protection – How we protect data.
    1. Data Protection
    2. We take reasonable steps to protect the data (including personal information) that we collect. However, we cannot guarantee that the information will be completely protected or that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat our security measures or misuse your personal information. For example , transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Any transmission of personal information by you is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures followed by the site, including the illegal acts of third parties ( like criminal hacking).
    3. Data Retention
    4. We will keep personal information for as long as we deem necessary for our business purposes, or as otherwise required to operate the Service, comply with your requests or to comply with applicable law.
    5. Information from Children
    6. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 13, without verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible. If you believe that we may have collected information from a child under 13, please contact us at info@thecomosociety.com.
    7. Third Party Websites
    8. The Service will provide links to third party websites and online services. This policy does not include or describe the privacy policies of those websites or services before providing personal information to them.
    9. Changes to the Privacy Policy
    10. TCS may change or amend this policy from time to time. When doing so, we will update the “Last Revision Date” at the end of the Policy. Your continued use of the Service after an updated Policy is released constitutes your consent to the revised policy.
    11. Deactivating the account
    12. You can request for your account to be deactivated at any time by contacting us. To unsubscribe from our newsletters, click on the link at the bottom of the newsletter you have received or manage subscriptions from your profile on the TCS website.
    13. Contacting Us
    14. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or our Privacy practices please contact us at info@thecomsociety.com.
    Last revision date: 10 January 2018