Scope of this Privacy Policy

The Bengaluru Angels respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. This privacy policy applies to www.thebengaluruangels.com ('TBA Platform') owned and operated by The Bengaluru Angels ('TBA'). TBA is managed and owned by Resurgent Business Pvt Ltd .This Privacy Policy describes TBA' policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data when you use the Gust Platform. We will not use or share your confidential information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect from other sources. Information which you do not designate as confidential may be publicly available and disclosed.

The TBA Platform

The TBA Platform offers advice and consulting to investors and to entrepreneurs so that they can exchange information and explore avenues for investment.

TBA also allows access to the TBA platform to Organizations for use by their members with a view to facilitate business and investment opportunities that may exist for entrepreneurs and investors.

This Privacy Policy applies only to your relationship with The Bengaluru Angels.

It does not apply to the interactions that you have with any other individual, entity, investor or other group through the TBA Platform. For example, the administrator/Staff/Member of an Organization or an Individual entrepreneur has the ability to disclose or share with other members of the Organization and/or any entrepreneur any information that you submit to the TBA Platform. The Bengaluru Angels has no control over this disclosure or sharing, and is not responsible for it. The protection of your personal data when you interact with an Organization and /or an individual through the TBA Platform is governed solely by any agreements that you may enter into with the Organization and /Or individual and is beyond the scope of this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, TBA is completely indemnified for any breach of trust between/among the stakeholders that includes investors and entrepreneurs or third parties involved in the transactions, communications and or agreements.

This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you use the TBA Platform, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect:

  • On the TBA Platform via specified e mails ids.

It does not apply to information collected by:
  • Us offline or through any other means.
  • Any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content.
Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use the TBA Platform. By accessing or using the TBA Platform, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

What is "personal data"?

"Personal data" is any data that (1) is recorded in any form, (2) is about or pertains to a specific individual and (3) can be linked to that individual. For example, and without limitation, your first and last names, address, email address, telephone number, and other contact information, and the deals in which you have participated are "personal data."

When you interact with the TBA Platform -We also collect personal data that you provide when you interact with the TBA Platform such as, for example, by sending a message or uploading documents, or when exchanging correspondence with us such as through support emails.

When you use your account -We collect information that you provide or create when you use your account:

* If you are classified as an Investor, you may record in your profile within your Organization's information about yourself, such as your contact information, picture, biography, experience, or other groups to which you belong. While the Organization's name will be name public, we will also be authorised automatically to use and disclose investor information at our sole discretion.

* If you are an entrepreneur, and you represent a company that is seeking investors, you may record information about yourself, your company, and your company's management team. You may also include a video recording or picture. All information you put onto the TBA Platform will be available to other investors and entrepreneurs and members .So make sure that you send us the information that we can share with investors, other entrepreneurs and third parties.

How is personal data collected?

We collect personal data directly from you when you provide it through your use of the TBA Platform, such as in emails or when you fill out forms that are displayed on the TBA Platform.

For what purpose will my personal data be used?

TBA uses your personal data to maintain your account and to provide you with the group and deal-flow management and other services offered on the TBA Platform. We also use your personal data to respond to requests that you make of us, and to contact you and to provide you with information that we believe may be of interest to you.

We may also use your name and contact information to make queries to social networking and other sites, such as LinkedIn, for a variety of purposes, including, but not limited to, verifying your identity, and showing you how you are linked or connected to other individuals who are also TBA users.

Your personal data may also be shared with companies in the TBA family of companies or to third parties at our sole discretion.

* Service Providers - TBA may engage other companies and individuals to perform necessary business functions on behalf of TBA (e.g. customer service or email provider). If it is necessary to perform these functions, these companies or individuals may have access to personal data of our users. These service providers have agreed not to use the personal data for any other purpose other than providing the required services.

* Legally Required Disclosure -Under certain circumstances, disclosure of your personal data may be required by law. TBA may disclose your personal data (1) if, in its own best judgment, it is required to do so in order to comply with a facially valid judicial or governmental subpoena, warrant, or other order, or (2) to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information, or (3) in connection with the exercise or defence of its rights.

* Change of Ownership - If ownership of TBA changes as a result of a merger, acquisition, or transfer to another company, new partners induction, your personal data may be transferred to the successor and or additional entities without any intimation to you whatsoever.

Sharing with 3 rd. Parties

3 rd. Parties are companies unaffiliated with the TBA Platform. We may share your personal data with 3rd parties at our sole discretion so that they can market their products or services to you.

Can I access or change my personal data?

If your personal data changes, you may correct, update, or amend by making the change on our member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at support@thebengaluruangels.com. If you wish to delete/remove/deactivate your profile or remove your testimonial from our site please email us at support@thebengaluru.com.

Data Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Testimonials

We display video testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your video testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at support@thebengaluruangels.com.

Invite Members

If you choose to invite a user to our platform, we will ask you for a name and email address. We will automatically send your invite a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site.

Aggregated data are packaged and licensed to third parties such as governments, economic development agencies and financial institutions.

Data about industries and geographies related to companies seeking investors and those successfully obtaining investments may be disclosed on our website and to other agencies that we deem fit at our sole discretion.

What is Website Data, and how is it used?

Website data is aggregated data about the overall traffic to, and usage of the TBA Platform. Examples include the number of visitors to the thebengaluruangels.com website and the number of registered users of the TBA Platform. TBA may extract and use website data for internal purposes, in order to analyse the performance of the TBA Platform and applications. For example, we may use these data for traffic analysis and business decision making, in order to determine how we can improve our site or its functionalities.

What about Uploaded Documents?

Documents that are uploaded to the TBA Platform for sharing are stored at a third party data-storage service. All uploads and downloads are transmitted through the web between users and the data storage service .However, uploaded documents are neither stored redundantly, nor backed up. Therefore, we recommend that TBA users keep back-up copies of their documents if they upload them to thebengaluruangels.com website.

When will TBA contact me?

support@thebengaluruangels.com will provide the contact number and the name of the person who would be ready to take call at prefixed and confirmed time.

Links to other websites

TBA may provide links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these sites. In order to safeguard your privacy, please review the privacy policies of any sites that you may visit before providing any personal data to these third party sites.

Limitation of Liability

The Bengaluru Angels exercises reasonable efforts to safeguard the security and confidentiality of your personal data; however, transmissions protected by industry standard technology and administered by humans cannot be guaranteed to be secure. The Bengaluru Angels will not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of personal data that occurs through no fault of TBA including, but not limited to, errors in transmission, access to your account by anyone uses your user ID and password, your failure to comply with your security obligations, and the unauthorized acts of The Bengaluru Angels employees.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

From time to time, TBA may update this Privacy Policy in order to reflect changes in its practices without any individual intimation to its members, investors and entrepreneurs.

You will have the right to terminate your account at any time.

Contacting TBA

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or believe that its terms have not been complied with, please email TBA at: support@Thebengaluruangels.com