The domain name www.bathla.com (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) is owned by Bathla, a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013 with its registered office at at #62/1, 3rd Floor, Palace Road, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore 560 052, Karnataka, India.
Throughout this document, “we”, “us”, “our”, “ours” refer to Bathla. The terms “client”, “user”, “you”, “your” and “yourself” or similar terminology are all in use in reference to the individual user of this Website.
1. Information We May Collect
Bathla may collect (i) personally identifiable information like name, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.; (ii) personal information; and (iii) sensitive personal information. While you can browse some sections of our Website without requiring registration, certain activities (such as placing an order) or accessing certain areas of the Website shall require you to register. We may also maintain a record of your product interest and acquire information about you for our present and/or future affiliates.
The IT Act and the IT Rules define personal information as any information that relates to a natural person, which, either directly or indirectly, in combination with other information available or likely to be available with a body corporate is capable of identifying such person.
The IT Act and the IT Rules define sensitive personal date or information of a person as meaning such personal information which consists of information relating to: (i) password, (ii) financial information such as Bank accounts, debit or credit card, (iii) physical, psychological and mental health condition, (iv) sexual orientation, (v) medical records and history, (vi) biometric information, (vii) any detail relating to the above as provided to the body corporate for providing a service, and (viii) any of the information received under each of the heads by the body corporate for processing, or to be stored or processed under a lawful contract. Provided that, any information that is freely available or accessible in public domain or furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law for the time being in force shall not be regarded as sensitive personal date or information for the purposes of the IT Rules.
If you decide to purchase our products or avail our services, our third-party services providers may need to collect certain additional information, like your credit or debit card number and expiration date, bank routing and account number.
Device Information. When you are connected to our services via custom applications (apps), we may collect device-specific information such as your device model, operating system, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information. We may associate your unique device identifier or phone number with information that you may have used to register for certain services or purchase products. Server logs that are maintained by us or by our third-party service providers may contain information about the services that you have used, and your device-specific information. We may also maintain digital communication logs that track information like your phone number, calling-party number, forwarding numbers, time and date of calls, duration of calls, SMS routing information. We may use your device’s IP address or MAC address to track device-event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
Specialized Information. We may collect and store information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches. Certain services may include a unique application number in connection with the installation of apps. This number and information, including, without limitation, operating system type and app version number may be sent to our service providers when you install, update or uninstall apps. We may also collect and process information about your actual location.
At other times, Bathla may collect information that cannot be used to identify you. For example, we may aggregate non-personal information about you and other customers who visit our Website. Aggregated information will not contain any information that can be linked directly back to you.
2. How We Collect Information
Bathla may also collect additional information from your web browser each time you visit our Website. We may collect information about the pages that you visit and the time spent on each web page or area of the Website, the promotions or advertisements that you click on, and other actions that you take while using our Website. This information may include your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the type of browser, the time that your browser was used to access our Website, and the referring web site’s address.
Our Internet service providers may also use other standard web-based technologies to analyze your movements while accessing our Website. The technologies include web “beacons,” “pixel tags,” and “clear gifs.” These technologies help us ascertain the effectiveness of our product and service campaigns and marketing programs, allow us to customize the services offered on or through our Website, and help determine the best use for our Website’ content, and product and service offerings. Some of this information, including the IP address, may be stored on our Internet service provider’s server logs, and may be available for extended periods of time.
Bathla allows you to choose (opt out) whether your information is to be disclosed to a non-related third party for purposes other than Bathla related communications, business or services. For sensitive personal information, e.g., financial information, Bathla will give individuals the opportunity to explicitly (opt in) consent to the disclosure of the information for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. Bathla shall treat sensitive personal information received from an individual the same as the individual would treat it.
The information contained on our Website is for general information purposes only. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on our Website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Bathla. We have no control over the nature, content or availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
4. Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
At times Bathla may use the services of independent companies to provide certain services to you, including, without limitation, website hosting services, credit card processing, product promotions, order processing and shipping services, and visitor surveys. Bathla may share your personal information with the Internet service providers as appropriate under our business models. We do not share personally identifiable information with non-related third parties without your consent, except to the extent necessary to complete your request for products and services offered through our Website.
Bathla may use your personal information to contact you via mail, e-mail, landline or mobile device in order to give you updates about Bathla’s special events, new services, payment confirmations, current information regarding our products, or other promotions that may be of interest to you. We also use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive from you. Your e-mail address will not be shared with non-related third parties for use with their direct marketing programs, other than to comply with applicable laws. We may also use your IP address, or unique devices identification numbers to help protect Bathla and our Internet service providers from fraud.
We may also use non-personal aggregate information to improve our Website. For example, our Internet Service providers may report to us that there were a particular number of visitors to a certain area of our Website, or that a certain number of businesses or a certain number of individuals completed our registration forms in particular areas of our Website. Such information may also be used to analyze the effectiveness of our business and advertising models.
We may share your information, including personal information and sensitive personal information among our subsidiaries, group companies, affiliates, vendors, suppliers and subcontractors for processing, in order to provide you the best quality of services or for internal reasons, primarily for business and operational purposes. Such subsidiaries, group companies, affiliates, vendors, suppliers and subcontractors may be located within or outside India.
Bathla may also disclose your personal information as is necessary to: (a) comply with a subpoena or court order; (b) cooperate with law enforcement or other government agencies; (c) establish or exercise our legal rights; (d) protect the property or safety of our company and employees, contractors, vendors, suppliers, and customers; (e) defend against legal claims; (f) help with internal and external investigations; or (g) as otherwise required by law or permitted by law. We may disclose your information in connection with the sale or merger of a Bathla or any transaction that involves the sale or assignment of some or all of our assets.
5. Data Storage and Security
Bathla implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order. These security measures include: (i) password protected directories and databases to safeguard your information, (ii) SSL (Secure Sockets Layered) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely or PCI Scanning to actively protect our servers from hackers and other vulnerabilities.
Bathla makes reasonable efforts to ensure that our Internet service providers have implemented physical, electronic, and procedural security measures to assist with safeguarding your personal information, and to help protect against unauthorized access and disclosure. Your information collected by us is stored on our systems in India and/or outside the territory of India, by us or our subsidiaries, group companies, affiliates, vendors, suppliers and subcontractors. By providing information to us in any manner including accessing our Website, you consent to such storage of information as contemplated herein. Notwithstanding our efforts, the Internet has inherent security risks. Bathla cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, personal searches, and other communications will always remain secure. You should take care with regard to how you handle and disclose your personal information or any username or password that you are required to use to access services on our Website.
6. Children and Data Collection
Our Website is directed to be used by adults only and our Website’s content is not directed toward collecting information from anyone who is under the age of 18 (eighteen). We do not knowingly collect personal information from children or minors. If Bathla or its Internet service providers become aware that a child or minor has provided us with personal information without parental consent, that information will be deleted from our databases. If you have questions about personal information that may have been submitted by a child, please email us at email@example.com or you may also contact Karthik M, Privacy/Grievance Officer at 080-42896000.
7. Access to and Modification of the Information Collected
The first time that you provide us with registration information through our Website, you may be offered the opportunity to subscribe to and receive additional information about our products and services. After your first use, you can change your initial choices by contacting our customer service e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Each commercial e-mail that we send to you will offer you the opportunity to opt-out of continuing to receive such messages. We may take up to 10 (ten) business days to process your opt-out requests. In some instances, we may have already shared your information with one of our authorized third parties before you changed your information preferences, and you may briefly continue to receive e-mail even after you have opted out. For any grievances related to the use of your personal information or sensitive personal information, you may contact us at:
Bathla, Attn: Shilpa Shetty
E-mail at : email@example.com
8. Data Integrity
Bathla will only process personal information and sensitive personal information in a way that is compatible with and relevant for the purpose for which it was collected or authorized by you.
10. General Information and Privacy Support Contact