Privacy Policy

Karnataka Traders Chamber of Commerce (hereinafter referred to as "KTCC") and/or its subsidiary (ies) and / or affiliate(s) (collectively referred to as the "we," "us," "our," or "Company"), which operates various websites/mobile applications & other services, including but not limited to delivery of information and content via any mobile or interstate network, has created this Privacy Policy to describe the usage of information provided or collected, disclosed or transferred of your information by KTCC and/or We adhere to this privacy policy in line with the laws of the countries in which we do business and where we operate. Additionally, we may provide supplemental data privacy notices that are tailored to particular services or geographic regions. The Karnataka Traders Chamber of Commerce has registered the domain name, which will serve as the official website for the Karnataka Business Awards 2021 competition.

It is understandable that you would be concerned about your online privacy as a Karnataka Business Awards 2021 User, Customer, or Registered Member, and we appreciate your concern. We, at KBA 2021, are concerned about and respect your privacy. We also preserve the privacy of everyone involved by using the information you supply with the highest care and security, as described above. The first and most important requirement is that you must be 18 years or older in order to register as a member or to make commercial use of the website.

Always bear in mind that, if you provide information to us on a third-party site or platform (for example, via our website or applications such as social media login (for example, Facebook, Google, etc.), the information we collect is through those third-party sites linked with our websites and applications and is covered by this privacy policy, and the information the third-party site or platform collects is subject to the privacy practises of the third-party site or platform. Those privacy preferences that you have set up on a third-party website or platform will not apply to our use of the information that we have obtained directly through our websites or mobile applications. It's also important to remember that our websites and applications may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us, and that we are not responsible for the privacy policies employed by such other websites. It is important for you to be mindful when you leave our websites or applications and to read the privacy policies of any other websites that may collect your personal information when doing so.

All capitalised phrases that are not specifically defined herein shall have the same meaning as those stated in the Terms and Conditions of Use (as applicable).

This Privacy Statement should be read in conjunction with and in conjunction with the Terms of Service that apply to the services that you are now using.

Consent of the User.

This website and its services (for example, when you visit our website and read the news or browse through various other portions of our websites or register via social media or the registration form) constitute your agreement that we may collect, use, and share your personal information in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in this policy. Depending on your location, particularly if you live in a nation regulated by a data protection regulation, we may require you to obtain explicit consent before proceeding with any further operations.

What kind of information is gathered

Personal Information is collected and used in a variety of ways.

In the context of this definition, "Personal Information" or "PII" is defined as any information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) a specific individual or natural person, including the individual's name and postal and email addresses as well as mobile phone numbers and any other identifier indicating to that particular person. When anonymous information is linked to personal information, whether directly or indirectly, the resulting information is treated as personal information as well as the original anonymous information. The Company is committed to protecting the privacy of users of the Services they provide and will take reasonable steps to do so in all circumstances. The following pieces of information about the user have been gathered by the Company:

Users' contributions to the database

While navigating, information is automatically tracked.

Based on usage and log data, inferred information

Information gathered from any other sources is also included (like third party providers or social media platforms)

In the first instance, information gathered at the time of registration

Some of our website's general services, such as access to articles, are completely free. Although we do not require you to register in order to use many services on our website, such as online purchasing or interactive features, we do require you to complete the Registration Form and therefore create a Karnataka Business Awards User Account. During the registration process, the following information is gathered:


Phone Number (optional)

Contact Information (Email Address)

IP address is a unique identifier.


You may also be asked to provide certain personal or non-personal information prior to participating in certain forums, chat-rooms, blogs, surveys, contests, and other activities on in the future, in order to provide you with a more enhanced and personalised experience on the site. We will not be liable for the privacy of any information submitted by you on our website that has not been specifically requested by us and which we do not know about. You would be provided with a login identity and password for your convenience. All activities that take place under your password are your responsibility, whether or not you have given permission for them. You undertake to tell us promptly if your password or registered account is compromised or misused by anybody other than you. In the event that we are unable to verify the information you provide when you log on or otherwise, we may request that you fax us additional information, such as a copy of your driving licence, credit card statement, utility bill, or any other information that links you to your applicable address, or we may ask you to answer additional questions online to assist us in verifying your personal identification information.

Information about a subscription or a paid service:

While using any subscription or paying for a service, we or our payment gateway provider may collect your personal information, such as your address or billing information, which may include the number and expiration date of your credit or debit card, among other things. Unless the subscriptions or paid Services are cancelled, they may be placed on auto-renewal mode. If you decide at any moment that you do not want to have your membership automatically renewed, you may cancel your subscription before the end of the subscription term or contact us via our support e-mail. However, it should be noted that any financial information obtained from a registered user will not be stored by us and will instead be sourced and used by the payment gateway facilitator or the relevant processing bank(s) in accordance with appropriate instructions in connection with the execution of our customers' orders.

The following is information you willingly supply to us:

Occasionally, we may collect additional information from you, such as when you submit feedback to us, when you update your content or email settings, when you respond to a survey, or when you communicate with us.