Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Stakehub Private Limited ("Stakehub") is committed to protecting the privacy of its users ("you") and the information provided by you while using the Stakehub portal ("Portal") and the services ("Services") offered through it. This Privacy Policy has been drafted in accordance with the Information Technology Act, 2000 ("Act") and the Rules made thereunder to ensure maximum protection of the information provided by the users. By using the Portal, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions pertaining to the collection, retention, and use of information set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the Privacy Policy, you may exit and cease to use the Portal. This Privacy Policy is incorporated in the Terms and Conditions of the Stakehub platform and any other agreement, in which there is a specific clause incorporating the Privacy Policy in such an agreement. In the event of a conflict between the terms of such agreements and the Privacy Policy, the terms of such agreements will prevail and govern so long as they relate to matters specifically referenced herein and this Privacy Policy will apply with respect to all other matters.

1. Our Role in the Protection of User Information

1.1.Our role in the protection of user information is to ensure that any personal information provided by you through the Portal is collected, retained, and processed in a secure and confidential manner. We do not collect any information from you upon landing on the Portal, but we may collect, retain, and process the information provided by you through email or filing of forms on the Portal, including but not limited to personal information such as your name, address, contact details, email ID, details of the organization on behalf of whom you are acting (if applicable), and financial information such as bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instruments, identity proof, etc. ("Personal Information").

1.2.Information Collection: As you engage with our website, we may gather and process various types of data from you, which may include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.2.1.   Information you supply when interacting with our website's forms. This could encompass both Personal and Sensitive Personal Information, such as contact details, name, gender, email address, postal address, phone number, as well as financial details like your bank account and payment instrument details, and the terms thereof, if any. Unique identifiers like your username, account number, password, and personal preferences such as favorite lists, transaction history, and investment preferences may also be included.

1.2.2.Information you share with us when directly contacting us, such as through emails or letters.

1.2.3.Information you disclose during telephone conversations with us. Please be aware that we may record and store these conversations for future reference.

1.2.4.Information necessary for us to deliver our services to you.

1.2.5Feedback or survey responses you provide to us.

1.3.Certain types of usage data is automatically logged by your browser each time you access a webpage. When you engage with our website, our servers automatically document specific information that your web browser transmits whenever you visit any website. This may include data such as your web request, Internet Protocol (IP) address, location (via GPS), browser type, referral and exit pages and URLs, click counts,domain names, landing pages, viewed pages, click paths, feature usage, and other similar data. We leverage this information, which may potentially identify users, to analyse trends, manage the site, track user navigation on the site, and gather demographic insights about our overall user base.

1.4.Use of Information: The User Information or other details provided by you may be used by us and provided to third-party websites, affiliates, consultants, employees for various purposes, such as:

1.4.1.Enhancing, managing, and maintaining our website.

1.4.2.Performing audits, research, and analysis to generate reports and statistics about market trends and patterns.

1.4.3.Examining website usage, identifying service or technical issues, and ensuring security.

1.4.4.Retaining information to facilitate efficient access to the website.
1.4.5.Monitoring aggregate metrics like total number of viewers, visitors, traffic, and demographic trends.

1.4.6.Verifying your identity to confirm your eligibility for using the website.

1.4.7.Tailoring content from our website to align with your interests most effectively.

1.4.8.Reaching out to you to gauge user satisfaction in relation to your website experience.

1.4.9.Providing information, you have requested, given you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

1.4.10.Updating you about changes on our website.

1.4.11.Facilitating transactions, you initiate on our website to subscribe to services.

1.4.12.Assisting us in fulfilling our legal and regulatory obligations.

1.5The User Information provided by you shall be used to communicate with us through newsletters, updates, notifications, and other forms of communication. Further, we may telephonically contact you to collect or verify the information provided by you.

1.6.The User Information shall be used for purposes only in relation to the Portal and not for any other purposes. The User Information shall be retained till the termination of your membership/listing on the Stakehub platform or up to such other period as may be considered necessary by us for the purpose of operating the Portal.

1.7.You shall have the right to view certain information provided by you and also to update the information and keep us informed of any such change in case the information provided is deficient or inaccurate.

1.8.You undertake that the Personal Information and Other Information provided by you is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge. You agree and understand that Stakehub shall not be liable for theauthenticity of the Personal Information and Other Information provided by you.

1.9.You shall provide us with all the information requested from you on the Portal or through any other mode of communication. You are not legally obligated to provide us with all the information. However, the complete functionality of the Portal shall not be rendered possible if you fail to provide us with certain necessary information for the purpose of the Services of the Portal.

2. Disclosure of User Information

2.1.Any Personal Information provided by you shall be made available to only our affiliates, third parties, employees, consultants, screening committee members, mentors, or other officers that are connected with or in relation to the Services of the Portal.

2.2.Other than as set out above, we shall not disclose the User Information to any third party without your written consent provided that such information may be disclosed to governmental agencies or bodies as required under applicable law or to exercise legal rights or defend legal claims or protect the safety of other users or public or our rights.

3. Links to Third-Party Websites

3.1.The Portal contains links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for any content on such third-party websites and we shall not be liable for any breach of the privacy policy by such websites. You undertake to read and understand the privacy policy of such third-party websites. For the avoidance of doubt, our Privacy Policy only governs the User Information collected, received, possessed, stored, dealt with, or handled for the purposes of Services on our Portal.

4. Notification and Updates Sent by the Portal

4.1.We send email notifications to individuals once they log in to the Portal as a member of the Stakehub platform. Further, we may send regular newsletters, updates, and other promotional information to you informing you of the updates on the Stakehub platform.

4.2.Out of courtesy towards your privacy, we give you the option to opt- out of any Services on the Portal. If you choose not to opt-out of any particular Service, you agree to receive information regarding such Services. In case you wish to discontinue any Services, you can choose to unsubscribe from such Services by choosing the unsubscribe option in the emails sent to you or tabs available on the Portal. However, you shall not be able to opt-out of any Service notification that may be necessary for the process of the Portal or that may be important to you as a member of the Stakehub platform.

5. Security Practices

5.1.We take appropriate measures for the protection of the User Information. All the employees, consultants, screening committee members, mentors, and officers shall always be kept updated on the security and privacy protection procedures or methods.

5.2.We strive to securely store all collected information within databases managed by us. However, please note that we might store information in locations outside our direct control, such as servers or databases associated with hosting providers.

6. Disclaimer of Liability

6.1.We take all reasonable measures to protect the User Information. However, despite our efforts to maintain privacy and confidentiality of the User Information, we may not be able to protect or prevent unauthorizedaccess or use, software failure or fault, or other factors that may compromise the security of the User Information.

6.2.You agree and understand that the Internet is not a secure source and therefore, we cannot guarantee the protection of such User Information.

7. Grievance Redressal Mechanism

7.1.In order to address any of your grievances or discrepancies of the information displayed on the Portal, the Stakehub portal shall designate a grievance redressal officer (“Grievance Officer”).

7.2.The Grievance Officer shall redress all the grievances expeditiously but within 2 (Two) month from the date of receipt of the grievance as provided under applicable laws.

8. Alteration/updation of the Privacy Policy

8.1.We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the Portal. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

8.2.If we are acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products and offer our services to you.

9. Personal Data Submission for Verification and Identification:

We may in certain circumstances disclose information without prior intimation or communication, such as:

9.1.To store/enable the verification of customers to identify and/or verify the identity of the Customers in accordance with applicable International Anti Money Laundering regulations.

9.2.To disclose to the verified Clients by way of restricted access to the solution, to enable them to verify the identity of their Customers in accordance with applicable International Anti Money Laundering regulations.

9.3.For any other specific purposes requested by the verified Clients.

9.4.To comply with legal and regulatory obligations applicable to the verified Clients.

10. Acceptance of privacy policy

10.1.Please note that by registering on our Portal for the upload of Personal Data, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy and agree to the processing of your Personal Data by Stakehub as described in this document.

At Stakehub, we understand the importance of protecting your privacy and information. This Privacy Policy is designed to ensure that your Personal Information and Other Information are handled in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. By using the Stakehub portal, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the Privacy Policy, you may exit and cease to use the Stakehub portal.