In terms of its privacy statement:
The website records the information you provide when you download and register for the services or products. Legal PaathShala may use this information to contact you from time to time, to provide you with the Services, important information, required notices and marketing promotions. Legal PaathShala will request you when it needs more information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you.
Legal PaathShala will not differentiate between who is using the device to access the Website or Services or products, so long as the log in/access credentials match with yours. In order to make the best use of the Website and enable your Information to be captured accurately on the Website, it is essential that you have logged in using your own credentials.
Automatically Collected Information
In addition, the products/Services may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Services/products. As is true for most Mobile applications, Legal PaathShala also collects other relevant information as per the permissions that you provide.
Legal PaathShala uses an outside credit card processing company to bill you for the goods and services availed by you. These companies do not retain share, store or use personally identifiable information of you for any other purpose.
Use of your Personal Information
Legal PaathShala uses the collected information to analyze trends, to conduct research, to administer the Application/Services and products, to learn about each user’s learning patterns and movements around the Application/Services and products and to gather demographic information and usage behavior about its user base as a whole. Legal PaathShala may use the individual data and behavior patterns combined with personal information to provide you with personalized content, and better your learning objectives/experience.
Aggregated and individual, anonymized and non-anonymized data may periodically be transmitted to external service providers to help us improve the Application, products and its Services. Third parties provide certain services which we may use to analyze the data and information you provide to personalize, drive insights and help it better your experience or reach out to you with more value-added products, information and services. However, these third-party companies do not have any independent right to share this information. LEGAL PAATHSHALA does not sell, trade or rent your information to any third party unless we have been expressly authorized by you either in writing or electronically to do so.
Legal PaathShala may at times provide aggregate statistics about its customers, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third parties; however, this information when disclosed will be in an aggregate form and does not contain any of your Personally Identifiable Information.
Legal PaathShala may disclose Information:
- As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar process;
- When it believes in good faith(doctrine of uberrimae fides) that the disclosure is necessary to protect its rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, address security or technical issues or respond to a government request;
- With its trusted services providers who work on its behalf, do not have an independent use of the information Legal PaathShala discloses to them, and have agreed to and adhered to the rules set forth in its Policy;
- To protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of the Website/Think and Learn Private Limited or its users or the public as required or permitted by law;
- With third-party service providers in order to personalize the Website/Services/Products for better user experience and to perform behavioral analysis.
Access to your Personal Information
LEGAL PAATHSHALA will provide you with the means to ensure that your Personal Information is correct and current. If you have filled out a user profile, it will provide an obvious way for you to access and change your profile from its Application/Services/Website/products. Legal PaathShala adopts stringent security measures to protect your password from being exposed or disclosed to anyone. Only upon you forgetting the password for its Website or Services, Legal PaathShala will have a right to reset the same for you with your prior approval as per standard web practices.
Legal PaathShala send cookies (small files containing a string of characters) to your computer, thereby uniquely identifying your browser. Cookies are used to track your preferences, help you log in faster, and aggregated to determine user trends. This data is used to improve its offerings, such as providing more content in areas of greater interest to a majority of users.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.
Disclaimer: Some of Legal PaathShala features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. Kindly read the disclaimer before using our web portal.
Legal PaathShala may alert you by email or phone (through messages/call) to inform you about new service offerings or other information which it perceives might be useful for you.
When you use certain features on its website like the discussion forums and you post or share your personal information such as comments, messages, files, photos, will be available to all users, and will be in the public domain. All such sharing of information is done at your own risk. Please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information in your profile or when posting on its forums this information may become publicly available.
Legal PaathShala is concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your Information. Legal PaathShala provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect Information it processes and maintain. An illustration being, Legal PaathShala limits access to this information to authorized employees only who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve its Services/products/Website. Please be aware that, although Legal PaathShala endeavor is to provide stringent security, for information it possesses and maintains, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
How long do Legal PaathShala retain user data?
Currently, Legal PaathShala retains user data while an account is active and for at least three years afterwards. It may alter this practice according to legal and business requirements. It may lengthen the retention period for some data if needed to comply with the law or voluntary codes of conduct. Unless otherwise prohibited, it may shorten the retention period for some types of data if needed to free up storage space.
When you access Legal PaathShala Website, its servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, internet protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
When you send an email or other communication to Legal PaathShala, it may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our Services.
Changes to this Statement
Legal PaathShala Grievance Team shall undertake all reasonable efforts to address your grievances at the earliest possible opportunity. You may contact it at:
Reach out to us on contact [email protected] , in case of any queries.
Collection of Information
Personal Identifiable Information- We collect and store Personal Information that you provide to us when accessing or using our Services. “Personal Information” means information relating to a person who is or can be identified directly from that information. This includes your name, gender, address, telephone number or email address.
Examples of Personal Information we collect include information that you provide when you (a) create or update your Legal PaathShala account, (b) communicate with us, (c) purchase services/products from us, (d) contact, review or recommend a lawyer, (e) submit client ratings or peer endorsements. If you are a lawyer and want to your profile (“Profile”) on the website, we may also collect verification information. We may collect demographic information about you, including events you like, events you intend to participate in, or any other information provided by you during the use of our website. We might collect this as a part of a survey also.
We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. If you believe we have inadvertently collected such information, please contact us so we can promptly obtain parental consent or remove the information.
Usage/log-in Information- We collect usage information such as IP address, the web browser type, Operating system, Address of the reference website or the website to which you exit to, date and time you access our website or services, Items you click on, pages you visit and time spent on each page.
Publicly Posted Information- Personal Information that you post in public areas of our Services or via your Profile may become publicly available and is not considered Personal Information. For example, information you post in your Profile, peer endorsements, Q&A, or any other interactive areas may be made publicly available and can potentially be viewed by anyone. Your posting to such public areas of the Services constitutes consent to share such information publicly, and you should assume that such information will be widely disseminated, including via search engines and other tools to locate information online (e.g., internet archive).
Payment Information- We might collect your billing name, billing address and payment method when you subscribe to Legal PaathShala Platforms. We may also collect your credit card number or debit card number or their expiry date or bank account details or other details pertaining to your payment method accepted by you on our payment gateway at Legal PaathShala Platforms.
Posted Information- We may collect information you post in a public space or through registration form available on Legal PaathShala Platforms. You can choose not to provide certain information but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future services for you, improving our platform, and communicating with you.
Automatic Information- We may collect information about your IP address and the browser you’re using. We might look at what site you came from, duration of time spent on our website, pages accessed or what site you visit when you leave us. We might also collect the type of mobile device you are using, or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running.
Controllers of Personal Information
Use of your Information
Non-personal Information- We may use information other than Personal Information, including aggregated or anonymous information, for ad targeting, to analyze trends, administer our Services, improve customer service, diagnose problems with our servers, track user movement, and gather demographic information for aggregate use. We may publish, disclose and use information other than Personal Information, including aggregated or anonymous Personal Information, to or with third parties.
Personal Information- We use Personal Information to facilitate your use of the Services, to process your requests or transactions, to provide you with information, products and services you request, to administer and assist us with the operation of our business, and for the purpose for which the information was provided. We may use the information we collect to send you news relevant to you or in accordance with your preferences. These might be our own offers or products, or third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting. We may also send you advertisements from third parties. We will not disclose, rent, sell or otherwise make available your Personal Information to third parties for direct marketing purposes.
Third Party Service Providers- In the event that we engage with third party service providers in connection with our Services, we may share Personal Information with such service providers who need access to such information to carry out their work for us. For example, we may use credit card processing or verification companies to verify credit card information or to verify your identity. Other than such service providers, we do not share Personal Information with third parties unless (1) you otherwise give us your consent to do so; or (2) in response to a request for information or a subpoena.
Text Messaging- We do not ordinarily send text messages for marketing purposes, unless you give your consent to receive such messages on your registered mobile number. You may, however, contact us and opt out of receiving such texts.
Transactional Communications- The information provided by you will be used to contact you for confirmation of a subscription of our services. We might send you emails or SMS about your account balance and referrals made by you in case of Registered User.
Responding to requests or questions- The information may be used to confirm any queries, complaints, suggestions or demands made by you on our platform.
Security purposes- The information may be used to protect our company, our users, or Legal PaathShala Platforms.
Marketing purposes- We might send you information about special promotions or offers or referral policies. We might also tell you about new features or services. These might be our own offers or services, or third-party offers or services we think you might find interesting.
Legal Use- The information shall be used as otherwise permitted by law.
Deleting Data- If your data is no longer required for the purposes mentioned or if their storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons, we will delete them. However, the exception to this would be any lawfully collected data which we are obliged to keep for legal reasons.
Also please note that for every deletion the data are initially only blocked and finally deleted with a time delay in order to prevent accidental deletions or possibly intentional damage. For technical reasons, data may be duplicated in backup files and mirroring services. Copies of the data will also be deleted, although there might be a technical delay.
Sharing of information with third-parties
Service vendors- The information may be shared with the vendors who help us in managing our online registration process or payment processors or transactional message processors. Some vendors may be located outside of India.
Also, we share your information with the third party and to improve the application and for the benefits of the Registered Users and Visitors only to the extent permitted by law.
Business Partners and/or Successors- The information may be shared with the sponsors of our website/app or business associates. The information shall be used by our business partners we give them as described in their privacy policies.
The information may also be shared with any legal successors of the business. For example, if our business is reconstructed in any manner, we may give our Mapper list as part of that transaction.
Comply with law- The information may be shared to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests or we might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud.
Reasons not described- The personal information provided by the Visitors/ Registered Users to Legal PaathShala Platforms will not be provided to third parties without previous consent of the concerned party. Information of a general nature may however be revealed to external parties and shall be subject to User agreement.