Privacy Policy - Gynecology Academy

Gynecology Academy is committed to the protection of personal information provided by the users to us. This Privacy Policy sets out our practices and procedures in handling the personal information that you provide us. Any terms defined in the Terms of Service and used in this Privacy Policy have the meaning assigned to them under the Terms. 

This Privacy Policy has been designed to provide you clear and accessible information about our practices and the law. Therefore, we have provided some additional rights and information to users based on the data protection regime applicable to them and set them towards the end of the privacy policy. 

This Privacy Policy applies only to the personal information that you provide on this Website. If you follow links from our Website to third party websites, applications or services, then your interaction with these third parties will be determined by their terms and privacy policy. We have no control over the personal information that you provide to third parties.

      1.   Collection of Information

We collect your personal information in the course of your use of the Website and personal information that you provide us while using the website. We do not collect any information that is considered to be sensitive personal data or information under Indian laws. 

Information that you provide: Additionally you are also required to provide us some personal information at different stages such as at the time of Sign-Up and Login. This includes your name, address, email address, phone number, education, medical qualification, professional specialisation, and institutional or place of your work. Further we may collect information about any mode of communication with which you choose to interact with us. We may seek information from you about your experience of the Website and Materials through surveys and collect some personal information such as name, email address etc. during these surveys. Participation in these surveys is voluntary and you can choose to not provide this information. You may request to review the information that you have provided us. Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that your information is accurate and updated. 

We do not store or collect details of your payment instruments such as credit cards or debit cards etc. in the normal course of business and those details are handled directly by our payment merchant. However, in rare cases and upon your request we may allow you to make bank transfers and consequently obtain your bank account details.

      2.   Purpose of Use

The use of your personal information is restricted to the following purposes: 

  1. Maintaining logs for technical diagnosis, analysis and upkeep of the Website. 
  2. Improving the Website, related services and the Materials.
  3. Keeping records of our users, their course subscription status. 
  4. Enforcing our rights or as required by law

We retain your personal information till your account is active and delete it once you delete your account. Although, personal information that we are required to retain under law will still be retained upon account deletion.

3.         Disclosures:

We reserve the right to disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or if we believe that it is necessary to do so to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of Gynecology Academy, the Website, or our users.

If you provide us any sensitive information, we will not disclose it to any third party without your written consent. 

4.         Anonymised Patient Information: All patient information, medical records etc. used as part of our courses and Materials are anonymised. Any patient information, medical records or history that you share with us must be anonymised. 

5.         Confidentiality and Security: We prioritise your confidentiality and the security of your personal information.We have implemented physical, managerial, operational and technical security measures commensurate to the information assets handled by the Website to protect against loss, misuse and alteration and to preserve the integrity of your Personal Information. Our website is secured by SSL and transmission of information happens over a secure connection. We anonymise all patient information, medical records etc. used in our Materials.

If we become aware that Your Personal Information has been compromised in spite of our best efforts, we will ensure that such a breach is disclosed to the relevant parties as required by law. 

6.         Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy : We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of Our Privacy policy at any time. Please check the Privacy Policy periodically for changes.

Reference in the Website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Us. 

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email Dr. Mala Sibal at [email protected] and We will attempt to address your concerns within a month.

7.         Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data 

We have set out below our legal basis for collecting and using your personal information. 

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it's not overridden by your rights
  • The processing is for our business purposes
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law

8.         Your Rights Under GDPR

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have the following rights in your personal information available with us.:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal information.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your personal information in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity and address before responding to such requests. 

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority.

Some of these rights may be guaranteed to you under your jurisdiction even if you are not a resident of the EEA. In that case, please reach out to us with your request and we will take it from there.