We at Geojit Financial Services Ltd and its affiliates (hereinafter
referred to as ‘Geojit’) are committed to protect our customers’ personal
information and/or sensitive personal data and strive to maintain the privacy of
how we collect, use and protect your information when you visit our web and WAP
sites and use our products and services.
For the purpose of this Policy, “Personal information” is any information that relates
to a natural person which, either by itself or can be used in combination with any
other information available with Geojit, for identifying such person.
Sensitive personal data or information as defined under Rule 3 of IT (Reasonable
security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data or information) Rules,
2011 has been considered as a part of personal information.
2. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Geojit may collect and hold personal information relating to you and
your identity that you have provided to us, such as on an application or Know Your
Client (KYC) and member-client forms. We may also collect your personal information
when you use our services or websites or otherwise interact with us during the course
of our relationship.
Personal information collected and held by us may include, amongst other things,
your father’s name, spouse’s name, date of birth, residential and correspondence
addresses (current and previous), telephone number, mobile phone number, email address,
education and occupation related details and information contained in the documents
used as proof of identity and proof of address and bank account. Geojit
collect, store, process Sensitive Personal Information, including password, financial
information (details of annual income, networth, portfolio, Bank account, debit
card, or other payment instrument details), depository details. We may also hold
information related to your utilization of our services which may include your call
details, your browsing history on our website and additional information provided
by you while using our services any other information collected in relation to your
use of our products and services ("information").
3. PURPOSE & USAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Geojit does use your personal information for a variety of regulatory
and business purposes. These include, but are not limited to:
In case you do not provide your information or consent for usage of personal information
or later on withdraw your consent for usage of the personal information so collected,
Geojit reserves the right to not provide the services or to withdraw
the services for which, the said information was sought.
4. DISCLOSURE AND TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
There may be certain circumstances, when Geojit may be required to share
the information given by you with the third parties. We may transfer your personal
information or sensitive personal information collected, stored, processed by us
to any other entity or organization located in India or outside India only in case
it is necessary for providing services to you or for assisting in protecting the
operation of Geojit networks and systems or if you have consented (at
the time of collection of information) to the same.
We shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that the confidentiality of your information
is maintained by imposing strict confidentiality standards on all the third parties
with whom we part these information. In all circumstances we shall ensure that your
personal information is protected by strict confidentiality agreement. We shall
not allow any third parties to retain your personal information longer than what
is warranted by the nature of services rendered.
We will also impart your personal information wherever it is required to be disclosed
under law to any of the governmental agency or regulatory bodies or court or any
5. SECURITY PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES
Geojit adopt reasonable security practices and procedures to protect
your personal information from unauthorized access, or disclosure while it is under
our control. Our security practices and procedures limit access to personal information
on need-only basis. Further, our employees are bound by Internal Code of Conduct
and Confidentiality Policies which obligate them to protect the confidentiality
of personal information.
We take adequate steps to ensure that our third parties adopt reasonable level of
security practices and procedures to ensure security of personal information. We
may retain your personal information for as long as required to provide you with
services or if otherwise required under any law.
Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this Website will
be protected by encryption technology. You are also responsible for maintaining
the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information.
We maintain the security of our internet connections however, for reasons outside
of our control, security risks may still arise. Any personal information transmitted
to us or from our online products or services will therefore be your own risk. However,
we will strive to ensure the security of your information. We observe reasonable
security measures to protect your personal information against hacking and virus
Please note that Geojit website may contain links to third party links/websites
over which we exercise no control. It is highly recommended that when you are accessing
website terms and conditions – especially if you are considering providing them
with your personal information.
6. GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL (ONLY PERSONAL INFORMATION RELATED AND NOT RELATED TO
We are committed to safeguard your personal information collected and handled by
us and look forward to your continued support for the same. In case of any feedback
or concern regarding protection of your personal information, you can contact us
at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you may also direct your privacy-related feedback
or concerns to the Privacy Grievance Officer whose details are as mentioned below:
- Name: Jojy Joy
- Designation: General Manager, Information Systems Security
- Email: email@example.com
- Contact no: 0484-2901000
any time, as and when the need arises. We request you to visit our website www.geojitbnpparibas.com
periodically for contemporary information and changes.