This Policy is an electronic record as per, and has been prepared keeping in mind Vasan Eye Care compliance to the provisions of, the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules framed thereunder, as applicable to Vasan Eye Care.
Information and Usage
Type of personal data and SPDI collected
You may need to voluntarily provide Vasan Eye Care Your Personal Information/ SPDI during the course of using some services of the Vasan Eye Care. Such information may include but is not limited to:
- creating a User ID by You which will require to provide your Name, Gender, Mobile Number, Email Id and Date of Birth, medical data if any required etc. or any other information/data required to conduct a particular piece of work/activity or data processing
- providing information in Your account while registering on the Website like Name, Gender, Mobile Number, Email Id and Date of Birth, medical data if any required etc. or any other information/data required to conduct a particular piece of work/activity or data processing
- providing financial information like credit card, debit card or other payment instrument details while making an online purchase.
- uploading medical records and personal/family history like medical reports, prescriptions, surveys, questionnaires or any other information/data required to conduct a particular piece of work/activity or data processing and details of physical, physiological and mental health condition.
- participating in any online survey or contest
- communicating with Vasan Eye Care customer service by phone, email or otherwise
- providing reviews for the content available on the Website
- providing other information/ data voluntarily provided to us by You.
Please note that any information that is freely available or accessible in public domain or furnished under any law for the time being in force shall not be regarded as SPDI.
Purpose of collection and usage
Vasan Eye Care collects only such Personal Information/ SPDI that Vasan Eye Care believes to be relevant and is required to understand you or your interests and serve you better. Vasan Eye Care collects Your Personal Information/ SPDI in order to record, support and facilitate Your participation in the activities You select, track Your preferences, to provide You with a customized Website experience, to notify You of any updated information and new activities and other related functions offered by Vasan Eye Care, keep You informed about latest content available on the Website, special offers, and other products and services of Vasan Eye Care, to assist You with customer service or technical support issues, to follow up with You after Your visit, to otherwise support Your relationship with Vasan Eye Care and/or to prevent fraud and unlawful use.
In an effort to make our Website effective, certain information may be collected each time you visit the Website. Such information may be stored in server logs. These encrypted statistics do not identify You personally, but provide us the information regarding your visit to the Website and the type of user who is accessing our Website and certain browsing activities by You. This data may include: IP address of your server from where the Website is being accessed, the type of browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome etc.), the operating system of Your system and the Website You last visited before visiting to our Website. The duration of your stay on our Website is also stored in the session along with the date and time of your access. These kinds of data are used by Vasan Eye Care to understand the use and number of users visiting the Website. Some of the information related to the Website and Your visit to the Website may be shared by the sponsors, investors, advertisers, developer, strategic business partners of Vasan Eye Care and some associates in order to enhance and grow our business and the Website but we assure that this information will never include any of Your Personal Information/ SPDI. This anonymous information is collected through the use of a pixel tag, which is industry standard technology used by most major Websites. When you use the Website, Vasan Eye Care servers (which may be hosted by a third party service provider) may collect information indirectly and automatically about Your activities on the Website; for instance, by way of cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to a user’s browser from a web server and is eventually stored on a user’s computer hard drive. This anonymous information is maintained distinctly and is not linked to the Personal Information/ SPDI You submit to Vasan Eye Care. Whether you want your web browser to accept cookies or not is up to you. If you haven’t changed your computer’s settings, most likely your browser already accepts cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience all features of the Website. You can also delete your browser cookies or disable them entirely, but this may significantly impact your experience with the Website and may make parts of the Website non-functional or inaccessible. We use third-party service providers to serve ads on our behalf across the internet and sometimes on this Website. They may collect anonymous information about Your visits to our Website, and Your interaction with our products and services. No personally identifiable information/ Personal Information/ SPDI is collected or used in this process. Such third parties are not provided with Your name, phone number, address, email address, or any personally identifying information/ Personal Information/ SPDI by us. Vasan Eye Care may also use the log file like other website servers which is the standard measures. They include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. We use them to analyse trends, administer the site, track a user’s movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. These are not linked to personally identifiable information/ Personal Information/ SPDI. Vasan Eye Care DOES NOT trade or sell Your Personal Information/ SPDI in any manner, except as specified herein or if express consent is sought from you. Personal Information/ SPDI provided by you is used only: (a) to facilitate Your use of the Website; (b) to respond to Your inquiries or fulfil Your requests for information about the various services; (c) to provide You with information about Vasan Eye Care’s products/services and to send You information, materials, and offers from Vasan Eye Care; (d) to send You important information regarding the Website, changes to Vasan Eye Care terms, conditions, and policies and/or other administrative information; (e) to send You surveys and marketing communications that Vasan Eye Care believes may be of interest to You; (f) to send you appointment reminders, reports, reminders for your next check-up or any other relevant alerts/communications pertaining to you including and not limited to only check-ups/tests based on your medical data (g) to personalize Your experience on the Website and Vasan Eye Care other websites by presenting advertising, products and offers tailored to You; (h) to help You address Your problems with the Website including addressing any technical problems; (i) if You purchase any content or avail of any service from the Website, to complete and fulfil Your purchase, for example, to have Your payments processed, communicate with You regarding Your purchase and provide You with related customer service; (i) for proper administering of the Website; (j) To conduct internal reviews and data analysis for the Website (e.g., to determine the number of visitors to specific pages within the Website); (k) to improve the services, content and advertising on the Website; (l) to protect the integrity of the Website; and (m) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law.
You acknowledge that apart from Your Personal Information/ SPDI, if you upload any content on the Website, such content may contain information including Personal Information/ SPDI and the same may be available to the other users of the Website. Vasan Eye Care will not be liable for the disclosure and dissemination of such Personal Information/SPDI to third parties.
Vasan Eye Care may disclose aggregated information about the use of the Website, but it will never contain Personal Information/ SPDI. Vasan Eye Care does not disclose Personal Information/SPDI to third parties in the normal course of operations. However, in situations when Vasan Eye Care is legally obligated to disclose information to the government or other third parties, Vasan Eye Care will do so. Vasan Eye Care implements standard measures to protect against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception of Personal Information/ SPDI. However, no internet site can fully eliminate security risks.
Vasan Eye Care, or any other person on its behalf, shall permit You, as and when requested, to review the information You have provided and ensure that any Personal Information/ SPDI found to be inaccurate or deficient is corrected or amended as feasible and it is clarified that Vasan Eye Care shall not be responsible for the authenticity of the Personal Information/ SPDI supplied by You in this regard.
Shared Personal Information/ SPDI
You are required to submit Your information at the time of making an online purchase on the Website. Vasan Eye Care uses an online payment gateway that is operated by a third party and the information including SPDI that you share with Vasan Eye Care is transferred and shared with such third party payment gateway operator. The said operator may also have access to your online purchase history/details that you make from the Website. Vasan Eye Care is not responsible for acts of such third party gateway. Extremely sensitive information like Your credit-card details are transacted upon secure sites of approved payment gateways which are digitally under encryption, thereby providing the highest possible degree of care as per current technology. You are advised, however, that internet technology is not 100% safe and You should exercise discretion on using the same.
Links to Third Party Websites
Vasan Eye Care strives to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of Your Personal Information/ SPDI and to protect Your Personal Information/ SPDI against unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction. For this purpose, Vasan Eye Care adopts internal reviews of the data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and/or physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where Vasan Eye Care stores Your Personal Information/ SPDI. Vasan Eye Care is not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive Your Personal Information/ SPDI. The Website is also linked to many other sites and we are not/shall be not responsible for their privacy policies or practices as it is beyond our control. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Policy or elsewhere, Vasan Eye Care shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage or misuse of Your Personal Information/ SPDI, if such loss, damage or misuse is attributable to a Force Majeure Event. A “Force Majeure Event” shall mean any event that is beyond the reasonable control of Vasan Eye Care and shall include, without limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion, strikes or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, etc.
Vasan Eye Care will use information only in accordance with the Policy under which the information was collected unless we have received explicit authorization. Vasan Eye Care may disclose any information Vasan Eye Care may have about You (including Your identity) if Vasan Eye Care determines that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding Your use of the Website, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Vasan Eye Care rights or property, or the rights or property of users of the Website, including Vasan Eye Care customers. Vasan Eye Care reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that Vasan Eye Care deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. Vasan Eye Care also may disclose Your information when Vasan Eye Care determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes. You acknowledge and agree that Vasan Eye Care may preserve any communication by You with Vasan Eye Care through the Website or any Service, and may also disclose such data if required to do so by law or if Vasan Eye Care determines that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with legal process; (2) enforce this Policy; (3) respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others; or (4) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Vasan Eye Care, its employees, users of, or visitors to, the Website, and the public.
For registrations with prescriptions or where the referring doctor’s name is provided by the patient during the time of registration, Vasan Eye Care can share the patient’s reports with the referring doctor for clinical purposes. Applies to all the registrations done through website, at the centres or during home visits.
Vasan Eye Care may also disclose or transfer Your Personal Information/ SPDI to a third party as part of restructuring or sale of assets or any such process. You agree that the said third party will have the right to continue to use Your Personal Information/ SPDI or other information, in accordance with this Policy.
You can always choose not to provide information and in such cases, if the information required is classified as mandatory, You will not be able to avail of that part of the services, features or content. You can add or update Your Personal Information/SPDI on a regular basis. When You update information, Vasan Eye Care may keep a copy of the prior version for its records. You are responsible to ensure that correct data is uploaded and/or no overwriting of the records are done by replacing the name or any other medically relevant data point which has impact on medical data, your health trend charts etc. Vasan Eye Care may, if You so choose, send direct advertisement mailers to You at the address given by You. You have the option to opt-out of this direct mailer by clicking at the unsubscribed link option attached to e-mail. Vasan Eye Care respects Your privacy and if You do not want to receive e-mail or other communications from Vasan Eye Care, please report to Vasan Eye Care at [email protected]. If you do not want Vasan Eye Care to use Personal Information/ SPDI, please report to Vasan Eye Care at [email protected]. The ‘Help’ portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell You how to prevent Your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify You when You receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Further, you can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the Website of its manufacturer.
However, as cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the Website’s features some of the Website’s features and services may not function properly if Your cookies are disabled. For instance, if You block or otherwise reject Vasan Eye Care cookies, you will not be able to add items to Your shopping cart, proceed to checkout, or download any of Vasan Eye Care Content or avail of Vasan Eye Care services that require You to log in.
You agree that You shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, store, update or share any information that:
- belongs to another person and to which You do not have any right;
- is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, invasive of another’s privacy, including bodily privacy, insulting or harassing on the basis of gender, libellous, racially or ethnically objectionable, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise inconsistent with or contrary to the laws in force;
- is harmful to child;
- infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
- violates any law for the time being in force;
- deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of the message or knowingly and intentionally communicates any information which is patently false or misleading in nature but may reasonably be perceived as a fact;
- impersonates another person;
- threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign States, or public order, or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting other nation;
- contains software virus or any other computer code, file or program designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
- is patently false and untrue, and is written or published in any form, with the intent to mislead or harass a person, entity or agency for financial gain or to cause any injury to any person.
In case of any non-compliance by You of the Policy for access or usage of the computer resource, Vasan Eye Care has the right to terminate Your access or usage rights immediately and/or remove non-compliant information.
Grievance Officer Name: Adarsh Hegde
Email address: [email protected]
[10:00 AM to 6:00 PM from Monday to Friday except Public Holidays]