We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of individuals (“you”, “your”) whose personal data we collect and use. In this Privacy Statement, we explain how we handle your personal data. For example, what personal data we collect and how, what we do with it and who we share it with. It also describes your privacy rights and controls such as your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal data.
Our Privacy Statement is part of, and is subject to, our Cookies Policy and our Website Terms. By accessing or using targetg.in (“Websites”), you confirm that you accept the terms of our Privacy Statement.
02 About TargetG
Our Website is owned and operated by TGD Marketing Pvt Ltd (“TargetG”, “we”, “us” or “our”)
We are a company registered in India under incorporation number number U93000KA2017PTC106592. Our registered office is at 1, 13th Main Road, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore, 560052
03 Changes to the TargetG Privacy Statement
We may update the TargetG Privacy Statement from time to time by publishing a new version here at targetg.in/privacy-policy. If we make changes to this Privacy Statement, we will post the revised Privacy Statement here at targetg.in/privacy-policy and update the “Effective Date” date at the top of this Privacy Statement.
If you continue accessing and/or using of our Website, receiving our communications, contacting us, and/or signing up / attending our events and webinars, etc. This will constitute acceptance of the revised Privacy Statement.
04 What personal data we collect
4.1 Personal Data
We use many different kinds of personal data. They are grouped together as in the table below. The groups are all listed here so that you can see what we may know about you. We don’t use all this personal data in the same way. Some of it is useful for marketing, or for providing services to you.
4.2 Website Data
This is data on how you use our Website and may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and Website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your use of our Websites.
4.3 Service Data
This may include billing data, your name and contact details such as your email address contained in/relating to services we provide (if you enquired to hire us or you decided to hire us).
4.4 Correspondence Data
This may include personal data contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or that we use to communicate with you.
4.5 Marketing Data
This may include personal data you provide to us if you sign up to receive our newsletters and choose whether you wish to receive promotional communications (e.g. offers, invitations to promotional activities such as events, webinars etc.) from us by email, post, telephone and social media.
4.6 Cookies & Similar Technology Data
This includes personal data that we obtain about you through cookies and similar technologies. For more information, see our Cookies Policy.
4.7 Profile Data
This may include your name and contact details and some of the other personal data set out in this table e.g. Third-Party data, registration data.
4.8 Registration Data
This may include information you provide to register for events, webinars, surveys, etc. and may include your name and contact details e.g. an email address.
4.9 Applicant Data
This may include your name and contact details and any other additional personal information as well as a CV. Third-Party data This may include your name and contact details we obtain from third parties such as third-party services providers, lead generation companies, social media etc.
4.10 Other data
This is personal data other than the ones set out in the table above.
05 How we collect your personal data
We collect your personal data from various sources. These are as follows:
5.1 Personal data you provide us about you:
We collect your personal data that you provide us when you do the following: fill a contact form on our Website; get in touch with us by email, telephone, letter, and/or some other means; subscribe to receive marketing communications from us such as newsletters informing you of our news, events etc.; apply for a job through our Websites; and provide us with your name and contact details (e.g. on a business card) at (a) an event or webinar we have organised and/or attended, and/or (b)pitching events; participate in a survey, market research etc.
5.2 Data we collect about you automatically:
5.3 Data we collect about you from others:
We also collect personal data about you from others such as (for example): name and address; online through social media we use and the internet in general; contact details sourcing software we use; event organisation software we use to organise events if you signed up and attended one of our events, e.g. meetups; webinar software we use to organise webinars if you signed up and watched one of our webinars; third parties we use to source potential client leads for us such as lead generation companies. companies (e.g. companies that recommend us such because they are current/previous clients) and/or individuals (e.g. your colleagues) that introduce you to us; or employers (if you apply for a job and we contact your employer).
06 How we use your personal data
6.1 Below, you find a list of the ways that we may use your data and which of the legal reasons we rely on to do so.
6.2 Websites Processing Purpose
To analyse your use of our Websites, as well as to develop, operate, improve, protect, personalise, customise and optimise our Websites.
6.3 Legal Basis
The legal reasons for this are our legitimate interest of the proper administration and operation of our business and/or to comply with a legal obligation.
6.4 Services Processing Purpose
To provide you with information you requested about our services when you are considering whether to hire us or not (e.g. a quote) and, if you decide to hire us, to provide you our services. Legal Basis The legal reason for this is to perform our contract with you and/or take steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.
6.5 Communications (Non-Marketing) Processing Purpose
To communicate with you (e.g. by email, by post, by phone etc.) as well as to process the communications you send to us.
6.6 Legal Basis
The legal reasons for this is to perform our contract with you and/or our legitimate interest of the proper administration and operation of our business.
6.7 Operations Processing Purpose
To perform general administrative and operational activities, e.g. billing, debt recovery etc.
6.8 Legal Basis
The legal reasons for this is our legitimate interest of conducting marketing (including, for example, advertising) including any soft opt-in to undertake direct marketing to promote our business and services. To the extent that we are required to obtain consent for electronic marketing and we are not relying on your opt-in, our legal reason for this is consent.
6.9 Marketing & Advertising Processing Purpose
To send you newsletters and promotional communications (e.g. offers, invitations to promotional activities such as events, webinars, etc.) from us by email, post, telephone, SMS and/or WhatsApp that may be of interest to you based on your preferences as well as to advertise our business and services to you through a variety of different channels which may include Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.
6.10 Profiling Processing Purpose
To create a profile of you by combining data you provided to us by you or we got from other sources such as social media, the internet and lead generation companies in order to update, expand and analyse our data records, lead generation, and create more tailored marketing (including, for example, advertising) and/or to personalise the services we provide to you.
6.11 Security, Risk & Crime Processing Purpose
To protect our website and business, prevent fraud, spam, abuse, security incidents, harmful and/or illegal activity, conduct security investigations and risk assessments, and/or to verify or authenticate information.
6.12 Research and Analysis Processing Purpose
To carry out research (e.g. market research), business and statistical analysis (e.g. develop statistical models, analyse the performance of our marketing (including, for example, advertising) campaigns etc.
6.13 Data Retention Processing Purpose
To retain, store, archive and/or destroy the data.
6.14 Sharing (Service Providers) Processing Purpose
To disclose your personal data such as your name and contact details to third party service providers we use.
6.15 Sharing (Aggregated Data) Processing Purpose
To share aggregated information (information about our individuals that we combine together so that it no longer identifies or references an individual) and non-personally identifiable information in order to conduct industry and market analysis, demographic profiling, marketing (including, for example, advertising).
6.16 Sharing (Sale/Investment) Processing Purpose
If there is (a) a sale or an asset transfer to a third party of, and/or (b) an investment in TargetG, part of that sale, asset transfer and/or investment may include your personal data. Purchasers, investors and/or their advisers may have access to your personal data as part of the corporate due diligence they perform as part of the (a) sale or asset transfer, and/or (b) the investment.
6.17 Processing Purpose
To pass on to a successor in interest as part of a corporate re-organisation or in the unlikely event of an insolvency event such as a liquidation, insolvency, bankruptcy or administration.
6.18 Sharing (Insurers & Professional Advisers) Processing Purpose
To disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice and/or managing legal disputes.
6.19 Sharing (Legal Disclosures) Processing Purpose
To disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject and/or the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
07 Providing your personal data to others
7.1 Third-party Service Providers
We may disclose your personal data such as your name and contact details to our third-party service providers to help us administer, operate and manage our business provide services related to us and/or our Website. Service providers may be located inside or outside India. For example, service providers may help us provide customer service, advertising, or marketing. These service providers have limited access to your personal data to perform these tasks on our behalf and are contractually obligated to use it consistent with this Privacy Statement.
7.2 Aggregated Data
We may also share aggregated information (information about our individuals that we combine together so that it no longer identifies or references an individual) and non-personally identifiable information for industry and market analysis, demographic profiling, marketing (including, for example) advertising, and other business purposes.
If there is (a) a sale or an asset transfer to a third party of, and/or (b) an investment in TargetG, part of that sale, asset transfer and/or investment may include your personal data. Purchasers, investors and/or their advisers may have access to your personal data as part of the corporate due diligence they perform as part of the (a) sale or asset transfer, and/or (b) the investment. However, use of your personal data will remain subject to this Privacy Statement.
Your personal data may be passed on to a successor in interest as part of a corporate re-organisation or in the unlikely event of an insolvency event such as a liquidation, insolvency, bankruptcy or administration. In the case of an insolvency event, our customer database may be sold separately from the rest of the business, in whole or in a number of parts. It could be that the purchaser’s business is different from ours too.
7.5 Our Insurers & Professional Advisers
We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice and/or managing legal disputes.
7.6 Legal Compliance
In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 7, we may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another individual.
8 How do you make use of social media?
We use social media accounts and pages in different ways. For example: to promote, market, advertise and communicate. We use social media to promote, market and advertise our brand and services. We also use social media to communicate with each other and to generate leads for our business.
If you connect with us through your social media account and/or communicate with us through that account, the information you choose to share with us may include the basic personal data available in your social media profile and also the information you provide to us when you communicate with us e.g. name, your contact details (e.g. email address, phone number), etc. We may also add your name and contact details to the CRM, sales and marketing software we use (e.g. HubSpot) to help us understand who is interested in our business and/or services.
We have also integrated social media features and plugins on our Website. These features and plugins may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly.
Also, when you click on one of the social buttons, you will be re-directed to our social media account page on the relevant social media. If at our account page, you are logged and you click on one of the buttons (such as Facebook’s ‘Like’ button) certain information is shared with these social media providers. Your social media provider may relate this information to your social media account and possibly present your actions on your social media profile to be shared with others in your network. These social media features and plugins are governed by the privacy policies of the social media providers and not our Privacy Statement.
09 International Transfers of Your Personal Data
We may transfer your personal data to countries outside the India. This may happen as follows: The business software we use (e.g. Slack, HubSpot, etc.) may be hosted outside the India, e.g. the US. If that is the case, we rely on the adequate safeguards they have put in place to keep this personal data safe and secure. These legal safeguards vary depending on which country the data is transferred to.
For example, if the personal data is transferred outside the India, then they could, for example, be (a) part of the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield (www.privacyshield.gov) for data transfers to the US, or (b) using what is called ‘Standard Contractual Clauses’ put in place by the EU, or (c) the EU has decided that a particular non-EEA country provides the same/equivalent level of data protection as in the EU.
You acknowledge and agree that if you submit personal data for publication through our Websites or social media accounts, this data may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.
10 Security of personal data
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect your personal data provided to us. While no system or process is full-proof (e.g. hacking), we believe the measures implemented reduce our vulnerability to security problems to a level appropriate to the type of personal data involved and the current state of technology.
11 Retaining and deleting personal data
We have data retention policies and procedures in place, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. We will retain and delete your personal data as follows: sign-up for newsletters will be retained for 24 months following month of sign-up, at the end of which period it will be deleted from our systems. sign-up for webinar will be retained for 24 months following month of sign-up, at the end of which period it will be deleted from our systems. Identified via legitimate interest will be retained for 24 months following month of addition to CRM], at the end of which period it will be deleted from our systems.
In some cases, it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained. In such cases, we will determine the period of retention based on the following criteria: Engagement statistics for social media data. the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements e.g. whether (and for how long) we are required by law to retain your personal data.
However, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for (a) the performance of a contract we have with you, (b) the compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, and/or (c) or the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and/ or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another individual.
12 Third Party Websites
Our Websites may contain links to third party websites. Please note that if you follow a link to any such website, we do not accept any liability and/or responsibility, because these websites have their own terms & conditions and Privacy Policies.