Terms of Service
Hawiot and its subsidiaries or Parent Companies (collectively “HAWIOT”) are committed to protecting your privacy and providing you with a positive experience on our websites and in using our products and services (“Solution” or “Solutions”).
This Privacy Statement applies to HAWIOT websites and Solutions that link to or reference this Statement and describes how we handle personal information and the choices available to you regarding collection, use, access, and how to update and correct your personal information. Additional information on our personal information practices may be provided in offer descriptions, supplemental privacy statements, or notices provided prior to or at the time of data collection. Certain HAWIOT parent or subsidiary websites may have their own privacy statement that describes how we handle personal information for those websites specifically. To the extent a notice provided at the time of collection or a website or Solution specific privacy statement conflict with this Privacy Statement, such specific notice or supplemental privacy statement will control.
Collection of Your Personal Information
We may collect data, including personal, device information, about you as you use our websites and Solutions and interact with us. “Personal information” is any information that can be used to identify an individual, and may include name, address, email address, phone number, login information (account number, password), marketing preferences, social media account information, or payment card number. If we link other data with your personal information, we will treat that linked data as personal information. We also collect personal information from trusted third-party sources and engage third parties to collect personal information to assist us.
We collect personal information for a variety of reasons, such as:
- Processing your order, including payment transactions.
- Providing you with a newsletter subscription.
- Sending marketing communications.
- Creating an account.
- Enabling the use of certain features of our Solutions.
- Personalizing your experience.
- Providing customer service.
- Managing a job application.
- Collecting information during the testing admissions process when a computer-based certification test is administered to you.
We and the third parties we engage may combine the information we collect from you over time and across our websites and Solutions with information obtained from other sources. This helps us improve its overall accuracy and completeness, and also helps us better tailor our interactions with you.
If you choose to provide HAWIOT with a third party’s personal information (such as name, email, and phone number), you represent that you have the third party’s permission to do so. Examples include forwarding reference or marketing material to a friend or sending job referrals. Third parties may unsubscribe from any future communication following the link provided in the initial message. In some instances, HAWIOT and the third parties we engage may automatically collect data through cookies, web logs, web beacons, and other similar applications. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance, and effectiveness of the website and to help tailor content or offers for you.
When you use parts of the Service that require Hardware, we may collect Information from that Hardware, such as model and serial number, Hardware activity logs, and historic and current Hardware configuration. We also collect usage data from your Hardware, such as what devices are plugged into the Hardware, the location of the Hardware, whether Hardware is in dimmable mode or is in use, and how much electricity is being consumed by devices plugged into any Hardware.
Uses of Your Personal Information
We may use your personal information for the purposes of operating our business, delivering, improving, and customising our websites, mobile applications and Solutions, sending marketing and other communications related to our business, and for other legitimate purposes permitted by applicable law. Some of the ways we may use personal information include:
- Delivering a Solution you have requested.
- Analysing, supporting, and improving our Solutions and your online experience.
- Personalising websites, newsletters and other communications.
- Administering and processing your certification exams.
- Sending communications to you, including for marketing or customer satisfaction purposes, either directly from HAWIOT or from our partners.
You can edit your communication preferences at any time. See Your Choices and Selecting Your Communication Preferences below.
In general, HAWIOT may use your Registration Data and/or other information or data we receive or collect, as well as data we derive or infer from combinations of the foregoing, for a variety of purposes, such as:
- To facilitate the creation of and secure your account on the Service.
- To customise and personalize the advertising and other content we deliver to you both on the Service and via partners. We use this information to provide you with relevant and interesting advertising and other content.
- To measure and analyse Service usage and enhance the user experience on our Service. This helps us continue to build a better Service for you.
- To send you information that you agreed to receive.
- To pay third party fees for the content you see in the app.
Email Address: We may work with data partners and advertising platforms to help increase the relevancy of ads we provide to our listeners. In doing so, we may use information representing an encrypted or hashed value derived from information we have received, such as your email address, in connection with these partners and platforms.
The Service may share information we receive or collect in a variety of ways, such as: Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information: We do not share personally identifiable information with third parties other than as described in this policy. However, we may share your information, including personally identifiable information, in order to
(i). protect or defend the legal rights or property of HAWIOT, or the legal rights of our business partners, employees, agents, and contractors (including enforcement of our agreements);
(ii). protect the safety and security of HAWIOT users or members of the public including acting in urgent circumstances;
(iii). protect against fraud or to conduct risk management;
(iv). comply with the law, legal process, or legal requests. Additionally, we may share your data, including any personally identifiable information, with our successor in interest in the event of a corporate reorganisation, merger, or sale of all or substantially all of our assets.
Sharing of Device Data: HAWIOT may share information from devices you use to access the Service with its advertising and other partners. We share this information for a variety of purposes such as advertising frequency capping, tracking advertising conversion events, estimating the number of unique users, security and fraud detection, targeted advertising, debugging problems with the Service, and for providing you with more relevant advertisements.
Sharing of Anonymised, Non-Personally Identifiable or Aggregated Data: HAWIOT may share with third parties, advertisers, and/or business partners anonymised, non-personally identifiable, or aggregated data we receive or collect, such as de-identified Registration Data, Content Data and Device Data. We share such information for a variety of reasons, such as to analyse Service usage, improve the Service, improve the serving of advertisements, or for other purposes. The use and disclosure of such anonymised, non-personally identifiable, or aggregated information is not subject to any restrictions under this policy.
Information You Disclose in a Public Profile or in Public Forums: The HAWIOT Service offers publicly accessible and available pages on social media platforms. You should be aware that any information you provide or post in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. If your profile is public, any information you place in your user profile, including biographical information, the people you are following, and the people whom you allow to follow you, may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of such information from our public forums, contact us at +91 9941881881 or email to [email protected].