Get In Touch
  • Fb-icon
  • Top-linkdin
  • Top-twitter
  • Rss
img
Current Issue
section
logo

animation-neutral-tts-300x100' width='300' height='100' border='0

  • Home
  • Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

www.themachinist.in is the registered domain name and official website of the Machinist magazine owned by Worldwide Media Private limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Limited (The Times Group, India). As a User, Customer or Registered Member of www.themachinist.in we understand that you would be concerned about your online privacy. We at www.themachinist.in are concerned and respect your privacy, and protect the privacy of all concerned by using the information you provide with utmost care and security. First and foremost you need to be 18 years or older to register at www.themachinist.in as a member or for commercial usage of this B2B website.

Please read this Privacy Policy along with the Terms of Use linked separately to this website, www.themachinist.in. By using this website, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy. Please do not use this website, if you do not agree with any of the stipulated terms and/or conditions which require your adherence prior to use. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our website following the changes to the terms and/or conditions shall mean you accept those changes in totality. For any clarifications in this matter or in general regarding this Privacy Policy you may email to Worldwide Media Private Limited at themachinist@worldwidemedia.co.in

The access to some general features of our website is free. However for using certain services on our website, we may have to complete the Registration Form and thus create a www.themachinist.in User Account. During registration, we would collect personal identification information such as your name, age, residential address, contact numbers, gender, email address, billing data and billing address. At times we may also use the information to contact our users in relation to the various services on our website or for soliciting feedbacks, research, individual marketing, strategic client analysis or for other internal purposes. Your contact information shall not be sold, traded, rented or in any way divulged to any third party unless we are legally bound to do the same or in such situations where the information needs to be shared in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal or fraudulent activities online or physical, for protection of our rights or property or of those associated or concerned, including payment gateway facilitator, processing bank(s), customers and / or those connected with our website. Please note that our website automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address.

You may also be asked to provide certain personal or non-personal information prior to participation in certain forums, chat-rooms, blogs, surveys, contests, etc., going forward, thus ensuring an enhanced and personalised experience on www.themachinist.in. We shall not be responsible for privacy of any information provided by you on our website which has not been specifically requested by us. A login identity and password would be available for your use. All activities that occur using your password are your responsibility, whether or not authorised by you. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or registered account. In case we cannot verify the information that you provide when you log on or otherwise, we may ask you to send us additional information by fax, such as your driving license, credit card statement, utility bill or any other information linking you to your applicable address or may request you to answer additional questions online to help verify your personal identification information.

Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not in anyway responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites and hereby expressly disclaim all liability associated with the content and use thereof.

How www.themachinist.in Uses Your Personal Information

This policy covers how www.themachinist.in treats personal information that www.themachinist.in collects and receives. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. This privacy policy only applies to www.themachinist.in

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that www.themachinist.in does not own or control, or to people that www.themachinist.in does not employ or manage.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

www.themachinist.in collects personal information when you register with www.themachinist.in, when you use www.themachinist.in products or services, when you visit www.themachinist.in pages or the pages of certain www.themachinist.in partners, and when you enter promotions or sweepstakes. www.themachinist.in may combine information about you that we have with collected from you and obtained from business partners or other companies.

When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, Pin code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. When you register with www.themachinist.in and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.

www.themachinist.in automatically receives and records information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, www.themachinist.in cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page you request.

www.themachinist.in uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

www.themachinist.in does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services requested and permitted by you to www.themachinist.in to process the same, or under the following circumstances:

- We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with www.themachinist.in under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help www.themachinist.in communicate with you about offers from www.themachinist.in and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information. In case these companies do share the information, Machinist would not be held liable for the same.

- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

- We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of www.themachinist.in's terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

- We transfer information about you if www.themachinist.in is acquired by or merged with another company.

- www.themachinist.in does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.

- www.themachinist.in advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies).

www.themachinist.in works with vendors, partners, advertisers, and other service providers in different industries and categories of business.

Cookies
'Cookies' are small data files that your browser gathers on your computer's hard drive. Our website server draws on these cookies inter alia to recognise our repeat customers and keeps tab on usage including shopping, through our website. Cookies are a useful element in the service process and help us to improve and develop the services and orientation towards our valued customers. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies and but do allow you to block use of cookies. However, if you disable this feature, certain aspects of www.themachinist.in, such as the shopping basket, may not function properly, and the need to repeatedly authenticate your identity credentials would be requested by the website. www.themachinist.in may set and access www.themachinist.in cookies on your computer.

www.themachinist.in lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to www.themachinist.in's cookies.

www.themachinist.in uses web beacons to access www.themachinist.in cookies inside and outside our network of web sites and in connection with www.themachinist.in products and services.

YOUR ABILITY TO EDIT AND DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES

General
You can edit your www.themachinist.in Account Information.

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the www.themachinist.in service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the www.themachinist.in Newsletter, that are considered part of your www.themachinist.in account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

Machinist reserves all rights to the Website and its Contents. Some of the content & features mentioned in the terms of use, disclaimers and privacy policy may not be live currently but all the terms and conditions mentioned in this document would also be applicable to those content and features once those services go live.

Changes to this privacy policy

www.themachinist.in may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by uploading the same on our website.

We welcome your feedback concerning this Privacy Policy. Please send your comments, questions or desired clarifications to the Manager Multimedia at:

Worldwide Media Private Limited
The Times of India Building, 4th Floor,
Dr. D. N. Road, Fort,
Mumbai 400 001
Tel : +91 22 22733535
Fax : +91 22 22731585
Email : themachinist@worldwidemedia.co.in