Privacy Policy

We care about your privacy

We, www.agnii.gov.in, are committed to respect your privacy and to comply with applicable data protection and privacy regulations as applicable in India. This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how we collect and use personal data. “Personal data” means information relating to you or another identifiable individual.

We don’t collect personal information

As a general rule, this website does not collect personal information about you when you visit the website, browse on the site or see information available on the site. You can generally visit the site without revealing personal information, unless you choose to provide such information through “Sign Up” process.

When you access our services online, our web servers automatically create records of your visit. These records typically include IP-address, access times, the sites linked from, pages visited, the links and features used, the content viewed or requested, browser or application type, language and other such information. We will not identify users or their browsing activities, except when a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service providers logs.

www.agnii.gov.in may collect and use personal data as needed in order for us to provide you with top-notch websites experience, services and support (collectively, our "Services"). Your personal data may include information such as Name, Company Name, Address, Phone number, Email address, gender, educational qualification, district and state, or other data that could directly or indirectly identify you.

Our Privacy Policy will explain to you what data we collect, and how we use your personal data. It also describes how you can access, update, or otherwise take control of the personal data that we have collected from you.

What data is collected

Most of your personal data is collected from you when you sign up at our website or you request to become a partner or you apply to the AGNIi program with an innovation or request for some service. Some more data can be collected when you contact us or request assistance from our customer support team; or you complete surveys or subscribe to newsletters, or request other information from us; or you participate in contests or apply for a job or participate in activities where we may require information about you etc.

In order to deliver the best services to you, we may collect the following information

Account related information is collected when you sign up for our Services. Your personal data may include information such as Name, Company Name, Address, Phone number, Email address, gender, educational qualification, district and state, or other data that could directly or indirectly identify you.

Service Usage Data is automatically collected when you interact with our website. This information may include data about your interactions with website features, content and links contained in our Services, time of interaction, browser type and configuration, operating system used, IP address, language preferences, and other cookie data. While none of this data will allow us to directly identify who you are, some of this data can be used to approximate your location. For additional information on how to manage the technologies we use, please visit our “cookie policy”.

Supplementary Data may be received about you from third party sources, such as public databases or if you sign-up of log-in through third party service provides like facebook or twitter or email. We may combine this data with the information we already have about you in order to maintain accuracy of our records, and provide services/information that you may be interested in

How we use data

We believe in minimizing the data we collect. We will only use your data when we have been given permission to do so, when it is needed to deliver the Services/information that you have asked for, or for legal compliance or other lawful purposes. These usages include

Delivering, updating, and improving the Services that we provide to you. We collect various data relating to your use, and interactions with our Services. We use this data to (i) Improve and optimize the performance of our Services (ii) Identify and investigate security risks, errors, problems, and needed enhancements to our Services (iii) Detect and prevent fraud and abuse of our Services (iv) Collect statistics about the use of our Services (v) Analyze how you use our Services and which of our Services are most relevant to you or (vi) for any other lawful purpose. Most of the data that we collect is statistical data about how people use our services and is not linked to any personal data. We never use any of your data for any commercial purpose; particularly we do not sell, lease, rent or otherwise disclose your personal data to third parties unless otherwise stated below.

Sharing with trusted third parties. We may share your personal data with affiliated companies within our corporate family and with trusted third-party service providers in order for them to perform certain tasks on our behalf. We only share what is needed for the third party to perform the tasks on our behalf. These third parties are prohibited from using, sharing, or keeping your personal data for any other purpose, and are bound to strict data processing terms and conditions.

Communicating with you. We may contact you directly or through a third-party service provider regarding the Services that you have asked for. The methods of contact may include (i) Email (ii) Phone calls (iii) Text messages etc. You may update your preferences wherever possible.

Website analytics. We use various third-party web analytics tools such as Google Analytics to collect information on how you interact with our website. This data may include information on which pages you visit, how much time you spend on each page, which operating system and browser you use, and geographic location information. These tools will place cookies in your browser for this purpose which can only be used by the service provider. The data collected may be transmitted to and stored by these service providers in a country other than where you reside. This information does not include personal data such as names, address, email addresses, etc, and will be stored and used in accordance with their own privacy policies. You can control the technologies that we use through our Cookie Policy.

Compliance with legal, regulatory, and law enforcement requests. We cooperate with law enforcement and government officials and private parties to comply with the law. We will, in our sole discretion, disclose any personal data/information about you to such parties as necessary to respond to claims and legal processes, to protect our rights or rights of a third party, to protect the safety of the public or an individual, or to prevent or stop illegal or unethical activity.

Our services may be provided using resources and servers located in various countries around the world. Therefore, your personal data may be transferred across international borders outside the country where you use our services; including to those countries that do not have laws providing specific protection for personal data or that have different legal rules on data protection.

How we secure and retain data

We follow generally accepted standards to collect, store and protect personal data, including the use of encryption. We retain personal data for as long as it is needed to provide the services you have requested, and thereafter for legal and service purposes. These may include retention periods mandated by legal, contractual, or similar obligations; for resolving, preserving, enforcing or defending our legal and contractual rights; needed to maintain adequate and accurate business and financial records or how you access, update, or delete your data etc.

This website will take all reasonable efforts to ensure the confidentiality of personal data, uploaded information etc. and will take reasonable efforts to ensure that the information received from you is not misused. This website also reveals personal data/information uploaded by you in connection with any lawful process. While this website will take the above reasonable measures to guard against misuse of personal data/information submitted to it by you, this website cannot guarantee that someone will not overcome our security measures, including, without limitation, the security measures implemented on this Web site. Therefore, your posting of personal data/ information on this Web site constitutes your acceptance of this risk, and by posting of personal data/information, you waive any right to seek legal relief from this website due to any misuse of your information.

You can access, view and update your personal data by signing/logging into your account and visiting "My Account". If you are unable to access "My Account" for any reason, you may contact us as described in the "Contact Us" section below.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify/amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Please review this document whenever you visit our website, so that you are aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Data Protection Concern

We maintain your personal data subject to Data Protection Regulation applicable in India. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, you may contact us by Email: support.agnii@investindia.org.in. We will respond to all requests within 30 days.

Acceptance of the Policy

By visiting our website, signing up or logging into the website, uploading information on our website; you acknowledge and unconditionally accept the policy. If you do not agree with this Policy, do not use our website and services or provide here any of your personal data.

Jurisdiction of Law

You further accept that all disputes are subject to laws applicable in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, India and subject to jurisdictions of courts in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, India only.