Last updated on 3 January 2024
General Privacy Statement
At V. S. International Pvt. Ltd. (“VSI”), we are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Notice outlines the types of personal information VSI may collect; the means by which VSI may collect, use, or share your personal information; steps VSI takes to protect your personal information; and choices you are provided with respect to the use of your personal information.
This Notice only applies to VSI websites that link to this Notice. Our websites also may contain links to third-party websites. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the content of third-party websites or resources, and our privacy notice does not apply to any sites that are not affiliated with VSI, even if you access them via a link on our site. You should review the privacy policies of any third-party site before providing any information.
For purposes of this Privacy Notice, “Personal Data” is any information by which you can be individually identified both directly and indirectly, including, but not limited to, your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.
This website is not designed or intended for use by children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect any Personal Data on this website from anyone under the age of 16 without the prior, verifiable consent of a parent or guardian. Such parent or guardian may have the right, upon request, to view the information provided by the child and require that it be deleted. Moreover, all minors should seek their parent’s or guardian’s permission prior to using or disclosing any Personal Data on this website or online resource.
How and Why We Process Your Personal Data
On this website, we may request Personal Data about you. Examples of Personal Data that we may collect that directly identifies you includes your name, contact information, email address, and other information in combination with these identifiers. We also may collect certain Personal Data that does not directly identify you by name, but could be used to identify that a specific computer or device has accessed our website.
We process your Personal Data on our websites for many reasons, including:
- To respond to your requests or inquiries;
- To personalize your experience;
- To perform website analytics and measure website performance;
- To maintain the website, including for security purposes.
More Information on our Processing Activities
The following outlines each website-related processing activity in greater detail and provides information on the categories of information collected for each activity as well as the legal basis of processing for each of these activities.
Responding to Requests or Inquiries.:
We may use the information that you provide to us to take the steps necessary to respond to your request, for example, you may inquire about a product, submit a contact us form, create an account or register in our platforms or subscribe to one of our mailing lists. Depending on your request, we may collect your contact information (such as your name, mailing address, telephone number, job title), your interests and preferences (such as products or areas of interest), and any other information you provide to us. We collect and process your Personal Data for these purposes based on our legitimate interest to respond to your request.
Personalizing Your Experience.:
We may collect certain information about you, your preferences, and how you have interacted with us in the past in order to understand your interest in our products and services so that we can best serve you. This may include information about your contact and product preferences, languages, marketing preferences, and demographic data. In cases where we collect this information automatically, we collect and process this information for our legitimate business interests. In other cases, we will collect and process this information pursuant to your consent.
Website Analytics and Tracking.:
Where permitted by law, we may combine Personal Data you provide with other information you’ve provided to VSI through our websites. Where permitted by law, we may also combine Personal Data collected through our websites and online resources with VSI’s records and information provided to us by third parties. More information about this can be found in the section below and in ourCookie Notice. In cases where we collect this information automatically, we collect and process this information for our legitimate business interests. In other cases, we will collect and process this information pursuant to your consent.
To Run and Maintain our Website.:
We use this information to secure our websites, network systems, and other assets. This may include information concerning your IP Address, geographic location, resources you have accessed, and similar information. We collect this information automatically, for our legitimate business interests to run, maintain, and secure our websites.
Cookies and Other Web Trackers
Our websites and online resources also collect other basic information about you which may not directly identify you, but which may correspond with you or a particular device. We use some of this information to allow our websites to run, as well as to learn more about how our websites and online resources are used and to otherwise improve and administer the site. We also use this information to enable us to deliver information tailored to your interests and preferences, based on your use of the site. For example, we may collect the IP Address assigned to your computer by your internet service provider. This address may change each time you connect to the internet (a “dynamic” IP address), or it may remain the same (a “static” IP address). In most cases, this information is collected automatically, for our legitimate business interests. In some jurisdictions, we ask for your consent before collecting this information, in which case you will be presented with a choice as to whether you wish to allow thecollection and use of this type of information. Please see our Cookie Notice for more information.
Certain web browsers and other programs may be used to signal your preferences to VSI about how or whether VSI or third parties may collect information about your online activities. Currently, VSI does not respond to such signals.
Use of Data for Marketing
We do not sell or transfer your Personal Data to any non-affiliated entity for their own direct marketing use unless we provide clear notice to you and obtain your explicit consent.
Recipients of your Personal Data
We may share your Personal Data with VSI’s affiliates around the world. Our VSI affiliates will use your Personal Data for the same purposes as we do.
We may also share your Personal Data with third parties, such as our service providers, for the following purposes:
- To conduct technical maintenance of our websites and other web platforms;
- To facilitate a merger, consolidation, transfer of control or other corporate reorganization in which VSI participates, or pursuant to a financial arrangement undertaken by VSI;
- To respond to appropriate requests of legitimate government authorities, or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations; and
- Where needed for corporate audits or to investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat
Retention / Storage Period of Your Personal Data
The length of time in which we will store your Personal Data will differ depending on the purpose for which we have collected and are processing your data. In most cases, we will keep the data for three (3) years following our last interaction with you. We may, however, maintain your data for a longer period of time if we are required by law to maintain your data.
VSI and its service providers and collaboration partners take reasonable steps to protect Personal Data we access or receive through this website from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Nevertheless, VSI makes no guarantee as to the security of your Personal Data and disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all liability and damages caused by loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We recommend that you take any available precautions to protect Personal Data you submit on this website.
Updates to This Privacy Notice
From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Notice. Any such changes to this Privacy Notice will be reflected on this page. VSI recommends that you review this Privacy Notice regularly for any changes. The date on which this notice was last revised is located at the top of this notice.