PRIVACY POLICY

  • INTRODUCTION

The Company is engaged in the business of designing and delivering performing arts education and support services and has created and developed a website called Castiko (hereinafter referred to as “Platform”) that is intended to help students understand the business offering and complete their registration for it. 

 

This Privacy policy covers, inter alia, the Company’s policy of personally identifiable information that the Platform accumulates when End User using the Platform and/or the services associated with the Platform. 

 

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that the Company does not own or control, or to parties that the Company does not employ or manage.

  • DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION

  • DEFINITIONS

  1.  “Applicable Law” shall mean any law, statute, order, decree, rule, injunction, license, permit, consent, approval, agreement and/or regulation of any government authority, and/or other legislative or administrative action of a government authority, and/or a final decree, judgment or order of a court which relates to and/or shall be rendered applicable, directly or indirectly, to the provisions of this Policy, and/or the Company.

  2. “Aggregated Personal Information” shall mean any information collated by the Company in aggregated form in relation to the End User, including but not limited to the End User Activity and/or Usage Patterns, which does not personally identify any End User in any manner whatsoever.

  3. “Collected Information” shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Clause 2.9.

  4. “End User” shall be any end user who uses the services of the Company, including but not limited to the employees, agents and/or otherwise authorized representatives of such End User.

  5. “End User Activity” shall include any activity of the End User on the Platform, including but not limited to any decisions made and information provided in any manner whatsoever.

  6. “Non-Aggregated Personal Information” shall mean all information of the End User which is not in aggregated form and may be personally identifiable, which has been provided to the Company.

  7. “Onboarding Party” shall include any person (who may be an agent, parent, guardian or other such representative of such End User) who has aided the End User to register, maintain and/or otherwise make use of the Platform.

  8. “Personally Identifiable Information” shall include any and all information that can be used to identify any person, if accessed independently, as well as any sets of information that can collectively identify any person.

  9. “Policy” shall refer to this Privacy Policy.

  10. “Public Information” includes any information that is available to any person on the public domain or which can be seen or accessed through online search engines, APIs, and offline media, such as on television and print media.

  11. “Usage Patterns” shall include any repetitive, recurrent and preponderant actions of the End User identified by the Company on the Platform.

 

  • GENERAL INTERPRETATION

       In this Agreement, except to the extent that the context otherwise requires:

  1. References to a statute, ordinance or other Applicable Law shall be deemed to include any references to a statute, ordinance or other Applicable Law as amended, supplemented or replaced from time to time in accordance with its terms and (where applicable) subject to compliance with the requirements set forth therein and shall include regulations and other instruments under such statute, ordinance or other Applicable Law;

  2. References to Clauses, Annexures and Schedules are reference to clauses in and annexures and schedules to this Agreement unless the context requires otherwise and the Annexures and Schedules to this Agreement shall always be deemed to form part of this Agreement;

  3. The headings are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the construction of this Agreement.

 

  • TERMS

       Subject to Applicable Law, every representative, agent and/or employee the Company, in the ordinary course of business, shall abide             by the provisions of this Policy. 

 

  1. Each employee of the Company is responsible for the Non-Aggregated Personal Information under his control. 

  2. ​The Company shall obtain all its Non-Aggregated Personal Information about the End User directly from him, and/or from such other person who has been duly authorized by the End User to disclose such information, which may include an Onboarding Party. For clarification of doubt, at the instance any Onboarding Party adds any information, including but not limited to any Non-Aggregated Personal Information about the End User without the consent of the End User, the Company specifically disclaims any representations and warranties in relation thereto.

  3. The Company shall have the right to but not an obligation to retain any information provided by the End User. 

  4. The Company reserves the right to block any End User or otherwise remove any information, including but not limited to information provided by the End User to the Company procured from any source for any reason whatsoever.

  5. The Company reserves the right to amend this Policy unilaterally, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.

  6. No provision of this Policy shall be applicable in case of disclosures that are mandatory under Applicable Law.

  7. During use of the services provided by the Company, the End User may enter into correspondence with, purchase goods and/or services from, or participate in promotions of third party service providers, advertisers or sponsors showing their goods and/or services through a link on the Platform. The End User understands that the links take him off the environment on which the Company can exercise any reasonable amount of control and the information provided in the such listing are beyond the control of the Company. The End User understands that these links to may take him to websites, applications, services and/or platforms that have their own separate terms and conditions as well as privacy policy and the information provided in the listing may be inaccurate, misleading and false. For abundant caution, it is hereby clarified that the Company shall not be responsible and cannot be held liable for the content and activities of these websites applications, services and/or platforms as well as the information provided in such listing. The End User understands that he visits or accesses these websites, applications, services and/or platforms entirely at his own risk

  8. The Company collects and stores the following information (“Collected Information”):

  9. The Non Aggregated Information which may include Personally Identifiable Information made available by the End User either directly and/or indirectly

  10. Any and all End User Activity, including but not limited to tracking any Usage Patterns.

  11. The End User’s network and connections

  12. Device Information of the End User.

  13. The Company uses Collected Information, inter alia,:

    1. To provide, improve, develop services by the Company

    2. To communicate with the End User in a more efficient and effective manner

    3. To promote safety and security

    4. For better End User experience on the Platform

    5. For better decisions and better choices of the End User on the Platform

    6. For displaying and measuring the services rendered through the Platform.

    7. For research and data analytics, which may not be directly related the services made available through the Platform, either directly or indirectly.

  14. The Company shares the Non-Aggregated Personal Information only in the following instances:

  15. If required under Applicable Law or for a bona fide purpose to facilitate a judicial proceeding.

  16. In case of violation of any of the clauses of this Policy and/or the Terms of Use and other legal documentation enforceable between the Company and the End User.

  17. In case of violation of any third party rights

  18. In case of change of ownership of Company, to such new owner.

  19. In case of change of ownership of Platform, to such new owner

  20. In case of any payment through and/or in relation to the Company and/or its services, including but not limited to the Platform.

  21. In case of communicating with any third party partner in relation to the services that are availed by the End User.

  22. To the other End Users on the Platform, through creation of groups, classes, batches, and other such meaningful groupings to enhance End User’s experience.

 

The Company reserves the right to share the Collected Information which cannot be used for personally identification of any End User to any third party.

 

  1. Manner of Communications with the End User:

Other than all interactions with the End User on the Platform, the Company generally communicates with the End User through the email id and / or mobile number that the End User have specified at the time of registration. 

The Company may send any such communications related to the proper functioning of End User’s account, along with occasional announcements, including but not limited to changes in the Company’s policies or promotions introduction of new services, any upgradation on the Platform, marketing messages and any information connected with the services envisaged herein.

 

  1. Partnering with other Vendors:

The Company may partner with other online services to offer a combined service. Whenever we offer such combined services, the Company will make it clear who the partner is and it will be entirely up to the End User to use or not to use the service.

 

  1. Provision of aggregate demographic information to third parties:

The Company reserves the right to provide aggregate demographic information of its End User base to advertisers and others so as to attract pertinent advertisers to advertise on the Company. We do not share personal information of individual End Users with advertisers unless a particular situation demands us to.
 

  • MISCELLANEOUS

  1. The End User can review the personal information he has provided and make any desired changes to the information at any time by logging in to his account on the Platform and contacting support.

 

  • LEGALITIES

  1. All End Users are reminded that they may be held legally accountable for what information they feed to Castiko, whether or not it is in connection to the services which are the subject matter of this policy. 

  2. Laws of the Republic of India shall the governing law of contract.

  3. Courts of Mumbai shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes between the Company and the End User.

 

  • SECURITY

  1. The Company has implemented reasonable practices and processes in line with the industry standards to protection the Personally Identifiable Information of the End User.

  2. The Company restricts access to personal information to its employees, contractors, agents and vendors who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.

 

  • CONSENT

The Company shall ask for the consent of the End User before using information for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy.

 

  • LIMITATION

The Privacy Policy does not apply to services offered by other companies or individuals, including products or sites that may be displayed to the End User in search results, sites that may include the Company services, or other sites linked from the Company’ services. The Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations who advertise the Company’s services, and who may use cookies, pixel tags and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.

  • TERMS IN RELATION TO GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION

  • PRINCIPLES FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA

    1. The Company respects End User’s privacy and is committed to protecting Personal Data in compliance with the applicable legislation in the European Economic Area (EEA). This compliance is consistent with the Company’s desire to keep its End Users informed and to recognize and respect their privacy rights. The Company will observe the following principles when processing Personal Data:

      1. Data will be processed fairly and in accordance with applicable law.

      2. Data will be collected for specified, legitimate purposes and not processed further in ways incompatible with those purposes.

      3. Data will be relevant to and not excessive for the purposes for which they are collected and used. For example data may be rendered anonymous if deemed reasonable, feasible and appropriate, depending on the nature of the data and the risks associated with the intended uses.

      4. Data subjects in the European Union will be asked to provide their clear and unequivocal consent for the collection, processing and transfer of their Personal Data.

      5. Data will be accurate and, where necessary kept up up-to-date. Reasonable steps will be taken to rectify or delete Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.

      6. Data will be kept only as it is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected and processed. Those purposes shall be described in this Policy.

      7. Data will be deleted or amended following a relevant request by the concerned data subject, should such notice comply with the applicable legislation each time.

      8. Data will be processed in accordance with the individual’s legal rights (as described in this Policy or as provided by Applicable Law).

      9. Appropriate technical, physical and organizational measures will be taken to prevent unauthorized access, unlawful processing and unauthorized or accidental loss, destruction or damage to data. In case of any such violation with respect to Personal Data, the Company will take appropriate steps to end the violation and determine liabilities in accordance with applicable law and will cooperate with the competent authorities.

 

  • TYPES OF DATA PROCESSED

In accordance with Applicable Law, the Personal Data relating to End User may include the following:

  1. name;

  2. contact information;

  3. date of birth;

  4. government-issued identification information, passport or visa information;

  5. professional experience history;

  6. financial account information; and

  7. pictures and videos that the End User may upload

  8. other information End User may provide.

  • OTHER TERMS 

In connection with the activities described herein, the Company may transmit Personal Data (albeit in an anonymised and encrypted form) outside the EU and more specifically to: (i) the Company’s headquarters in Singapore; (ii) the Company’s different offices in India; (iii) the Company’s affiliated entities in India. Moreover, Personal Data might be sent to the following third parties in or outside the EEA:

  1. Selected Third Parties: The Company will not disclose or share any personal information with any external entity or third party, except upon the End User’s explicit consent.

  2. Other Third Parties: The Company may be required to disclose certain Personal Data to other third parties: (i) As a matter of law (e.g. to tax and social security authorities); (ii) to protect the Company’s legal rights; (iii) in an emergency where the health or security of an End User is endangered; (iv) to Law Enforcement Authorities in accordance with the relevant legislation in the different EEA Member States including but not limited to legislation transposing the EU/2016/1148 concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union.

 

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us.