Data privacy is an integral part of KIPG’s website (www.kashishworld.com). This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect about you as a visitor to or a member of our website, how we use it, with who we share it, and describes your choices regarding certain types of processing. If you have any queries regarding this Privacy Policy then you can contact us at: kashishworld@kashishworld.com.

INTRODUCTION:

KIPG is committed to protect and respect your data privacy and your right to fair and just processing of personal data. When you decide to provide us with information about yourself, we understand that you trust us to act in a responsible and efficient manner.

This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which your personal data will be processed by KIPG, the data controller of your personal data under the compliance requirements of the Data Protection Laws, Mauritius (the “Act”). Please make a point of the fact that this Privacy Policy complies with the provisions of all applicable data protection laws, including the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We request you to read the following information carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how it will be treated by us.

1. DEFINITIONS:

“DATA PRIVACY POLICY”: This data privacy policy explains what kind of data we store and process. It has been documented and written to ensure that it is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation, which is in force since May 25th, 2018, in the European Union.

“PERSONAL DATA”: It means any information that identifies you directly or indirectly, including, without limitation, by reference to your name, e-mail address, login ID and other contact or location data or to one or more factors specific to your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity, that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us.

“SERVICES”: This Privacy Policy applies to KIPG.com, KIPG branded apps other KIPG-related sites, apps, communications and services (“Services”), but excluding services that state that they are offered under a different privacy policy.

2. CHANGE:

KIPG (we or us) can modify this Privacy Policy, and if we make any material changes to it, we will give a notice through our Services, or by other means, to give you the opportunity to analyze and review the changes before they become effective. If you object to any changes, you may opt to close your account.

If you acknowledge and agree to use our Services after we publish or send a notice about our changes to this Privacy Policy then it implies that the collection, use and sharing of your personal data is subject to the updated Privacy Policy.

3. PERSONAL DATA WE MAY COLLECT ABOUT YOU:

Our objective at KIPG is to be the IP solution provider of choice by giving our users, clients, teammates, prospects and other individuals, the information and services that are most relevant to them. To achieve this goal and to pursue our legitimate interests as a service provider to render the requested services, we need to collect information to understand what differentiates you from each of our other unique visitors. Such information may include Personal Data.

We may collect the following types of “Personal Data” about you:

Device information: This includes information such as what type of browser a visitor is on, what operating system they are operating on, their IP address, cookie information, time stamp (time page accessed as well as time spent per web page) and their clickstream information (for example, which pages they have viewed and how much time they have spent there).

Contact details and KIPG account details: In various sections of the website, we may invite you to contact us to raise questions, request information or complete a registration form or subscription form (for latest news and updates). We may ask for Personal Data (name, contact number, company name and office address, email) to be entered to complete the registration process before accessing a certain part of the website. Visitors of the website do not have an obligation to enter any of their Personal Data, but information will be needed in order to provide our content and services.

Details of your usage of KIPG services: including but not limited to your movements within your client login,its access logs, statistical metrics about the features you use, to name a few.

Any other information we may require while providing you with our services, including e-mail and phone communication or data that we ask you.

There may also be certain instances where we will require your Personal Data for the purposes of complying with our duties and exercising our rights and obligations under a contract for services that we have with you, without which we may not be able to provide such services.

4. WHAT WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR?

We may use data held about you in the ways mentioned below for the purpose of internal administration and to make sure that the content on this website is presented in the most effective way for you and for your computer, and for further purposes described below:

KIPG Account Details:

To allow us to verify your username and password when you are logging on to certain restricted areas of the website.

Contact Details:

    • To register you to use KIPG services.
    • To contact you to deliver various services or information you have requested.
    • To provide you with notices regarding our services
    • And any other processing required in connection with our legitimate interest to provide services to you in an efficient, secure, reliable and personalized way.

Transaction information/Contact Details/Device information

To send you personalized marketing communications, alerts and newsletters through our marketing channels, subject to your consent or otherwise as permitted by law, in order to provide you with information or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you such as important changes to this website, new KIPG services or changes to existing services and special offers we think you will find valuable. For these purposes, we may create a profile about you, which will also enable us to increase our communication relevance.

    • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our services where you choose to do so
    • To improve the content and general administration of the website and our services
    • To understand our visitors

And any other processing necessary in connection with our legitimate interest to send you relevant information about our services, which may be subject to your consent where required by law, and to develop our content based on our users’ interests.

Customer Support: We use data to help you and fix problems. We use the data (which can include your communications) to investigate and resolve website issues (e.g., bugs).

We use your data and information (including your communications) if we think it’s required for security purposes or to investigate possible fraud or other violations of our User Agreement or this Privacy Policy and/or attempts to harm our Members or Visitors.

The website may process information that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only, for instance, without limitation, the total number of visitors to our website, the number of visitors to each page of our website, browser type and IP addresses. KIPG may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate information to administer the website, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

We may also process your information for our legitimate interest to make sure that your user account as well as our business is secure, to prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website’s services, to implement and enforce our general terms and conditions of business or any other agreements concluded with you, and to administer technical aspects of our website, including troubleshooting, diagnosis of technical and service problems, testing, encryption and similar operations.

We may process your information in response to a request from a court, regulatory body or law enforcement where it would be necessary to comply with applicable law.

5. WHO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH?

We may share your Personal Data with the following parties:

Companies in the same group of companies as us: We may disclose your Personal Data to any member of our group which means any company or partnership which is wholly or partly owned by any of KIPG’s general partners and any subsidiary or holding company of such company or partnership or any partnership of which such company is a partner (the “KIPG Group”).

Our outsourcing partners: Where we use service providers and consultants in connection with our business activities, they may have access to your information which they will process on our behalf.

Third parties: We will only disclose your Personal Data to third parties under the following conditions: –

If we are required to disclose or share your Personal Data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions or any other agreement; or protect the rights, property, or safety of KIPG, our customers, or others.

If KIPG or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case Personal Data held by it about its customers will of course be one of the transferred assets; and/or with your specific consent either at the time you register with this website, or subsequently.

We do not divulge Personal Data to anyone else except as set out above.

IP Addresses and Cookies:

We may collect information about your computer or device including your available IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration. This data consists of our users’ browsing actions and patterns and may also identify any individuals.

We may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. Cookies consist of information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive or mobile device. They help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us to collect information as it is necessary for our legitimate interest to provide services to you in an efficient, secure and personalized way, including: –

    • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern
    • To store information about your preferences and therefore allow us to customize this website according to your individual interests
    • To speed up your searches
    • To recognize you whenever you return to this website

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser, which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access various parts of this website.

For more information, please refer to our Cookies Policy.

6. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Given the global nature of our company, the Personal Data we collect from you will be transferred to and stored in different locations around the world. This means that if you reside inside the European Union, for example, your Personal Data may be transferred to locations outside the European Union. All information and data you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have provided you with or where you have chosen a password which enables you to access certain parts of this website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You must not share your password with anyone.

Where KIPG establishes the fact that a transfer of Personal Data to a third country is required, KIPG will determine whether that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection for the rights and freedoms of data subjects with respect to the processing of Personal Data.

7. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR?

We will keep your Personal Data for as long as is necessary in connection with the purposes set out above, or for as long as you are a member of KIPG. After our relationship is terminated, we will keep your Personal Data for a reasonable period, to maintain and store our records in accordance with the law and our legitimate business needs. We may keep an anonymized form of your Personal Data, which will no longer refer to you, for statistical purposes without time limits, to the extent that we have a legitimate and lawful reason to do so.

8. YOUR RIGHT TO UNSUBSCRIBE (OPT-OUT):

If you would like us to stop sending you marketing communications, you may email us at kashishworld@kashishworld.com or use the unsubscribe link in our marketing communications. Although we encourage you to use the unsubscribe link as it is automated, you may also send us a request by using our contact form. If possible, please include a copy of the communication you received to help us facilitate a timely and accurate removal.

9. YOUR RIGHTS:

This website may from time to time contain links to and from external websites, as well as to and from our partner and/or affiliate websites. If you follow a link to their websites, kindly note that these websites will be covered by their own privacy notice (PN) and/or personal information collection statement (PICS) .KIPG does not accept any responsibility or liability for protection of Personal Data or information which you may submit to a third party’s website. We recommend that you check the wording of the relevant privacy notices before submitting any Personal Data to those websites.

Subject to certain provisions, you have the following general rights in relation to your Personal Data:

    • The right to be informed about how your Personal Data is being used;
    • The right to access the Personal Data we hold about you;
      At any point in time, you have the right to request that we delete or obfuscate any data that may be used to identify you as an individual. However, please keep in mind that by doing so, you may be required to cancel a part of the services that we offer you as we may not be able to provide you with that service without that data.
    • The right to withdraw consent or opt-out of receiving direct marketing messages;
    • The right to request the correction of inaccurate Personal Data we hold about you;
    • The right to request the blocking or deletion of your Personal Data where the processing does not comply with applicable data protection laws;
    • The right to object to processing activities, including where profiling activities occur;
    • The right to request that our processing activities are restricted, where for example, you have contested that the Personal Data held by us may be inaccurate;
    • The right to contest a decision made regarding automated processing which significantly affects you;
    • The right to receive the Personal Data that you have provided to us in an appropriate format with a view to transferring that Personal Data to a separate service provider;
    • The right to file a complaint with your local data protection regulator, if you are unhappy with the way we are using your Personal Data

To exercise any of the above rights, or if you have any questions relating to your rights, please contact us by using the details set out in the “Contacting us” section below”. We generally aim to respond to inquiries within 7 days or sooner where required by law.

10. SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION:

We endeavor to protect your information through the measures mentioned above. Unfortunately, we cannot always guarantee complete security. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failures, events outside our control and other factors, may compromise the security of your information. In spite of that, we will comply with our obligation to implement and execute the appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security of Personal Data appropriate to safeguard against the risks of a personal data breach.

11. LOCAL LAWS

Please make a point of the fact that we are subjected to various laws and we may be required to release personal information to comply with law enforcement or other legal requirements.

12. CONTACTING US:

We are here to help and encourage you to contact us first to resolve your issues.

Please contact us at kashishworld@kashishworld.com for any questions or comments.

It is very important to us that your experience using https://www.kashishworld.com is positive. We respect your rights to privacy and the fair and just processing of your Personal Data.