- How We Collect and Use Information.
- Direct Information.
- Information we may receive from third parties:
- Inviting user network contacts to use Merraky Engineering Solutions:
- Finding your contacts or known users on the website:
- Analytics information:
- Cookies information:
- Log file information:
- Clear gifs/web beacons information:
- Device identifiers:
- Location data:
- Commercial and marketing communications:
- Use of certain service type information we collect about you:
- Sharing of Your Information.
- What happens in the event of a change of control:
- Instances where we are required to share your information:
- Sharing certain service type information, we collect about you:
- Ads on Merraky Engineering Solutions:
- How We Store and Protect Your Information.
- Storage and Processing:
- Keeping your information safe:
- Compromise of information:
- Your Choices about Your Information.
- Opting out of collection of your information for Tracking / Advertising:
- How long we keep your private profile information:
- Children’s Privacy
- Links to Other Websites and Services
Merraky Engineering Solutions is committed to protecting user information. And take steps that are reasonable and within the ambit of industry best practices while exhausting all efforts to not consciously contravene regulations and standards as applicable to the Republic of India.
We collect the following types of information about you:
We ask for certain information such as your first name, last name, organization, birthdate, address, phone number and e-mail address when you visit specific pages in Merraky Engineering Solutions website, or if you correspond with us. We may also retain any messages you send or share through the website and may collect information you provide in User Content you post to the website.
We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the website. Your username and if you choose to disclose it, your real name, will be published publicly. Once published your username and / or real name may not be able to be removed.
We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you access our websites or Service through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through LinkedIn Sign In, by “following,” “liking,” adding Merraky Engineering Solutions application, linking your account to Merraky Engineering Solutions website, etc., that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to Merraky Engineering Solutions.
This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account (for example, your LinkedIn profile), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. If you allow us access to your network or known users list, your network or known users’ user IDs, and your connection to those network or known users, may be used and stored to make your experience more social, and to allow you to invite your network or known users to use our Service as well as provide you with updates if and when your network or known users join Merraky Engineering Solutions. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to Merraky Engineering Solutions website. You may also unlink your third-party account from the website by adjusting your settings on the third-party service.
Merraky Engineering Solutions may, in its sole discretion, develop a feature that allows you to invite third parties to the website. If you choose to use our invitation service to invite a third party to the website through our feature, you may directly choose a user network contacts to invite through your mobile device’s native contact list – but we do not require that you import your contacts list to the website, and we do not retain the information contained in your contacts list. You understand that by inviting a user network contacts to Merraky Engineering Solutions through the “Invite network or known users” feature, you are directly sending a text or email from your personal accounts and that we are not storing your contact list.
In addition, you understand and agree that normal carrier charges apply to communications sent from your phone. Since this invitation is coming directly from your email or phone, we do not have access to or control this communication.
Merraky Engineering Solutions may, in its sole discretion, develop a feature that allows you to locate your network or known users with Merraky Engineering Solutions accounts through a “Find network or known users” feature. The “Find network or known users” feature allows you to choose to locate network or known users either through (i) your contact list, (ii) social media sites (such as LinkedIn) or (iii) through a search of names and usernames on Merraky Engineering Solutions. If you choose to find your network or known users through your contact list, then you agree to provide Merraky Engineering Solutions access to your contact list such that we can perform the search necessary to determine whether or not someone associated with the information you provide is using Merraky Engineering Solutions. If you choose to find your network or known users through social media sites, then you understand that the information these sites provide to use to conduct this type of search is governed by their privacy policies and your account settings on those sites. If you choose to find your network or known users through a search of names or usernames, then simply type a name to search and see if that name or username appears on our Service. Note that we do not retain any information contained in your contacts list, or information from social media sites about your contacts, and we do not use such information for any purpose other than to help you find your network or known users on Merraky Engineering Solutions.
We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the website. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the website. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any individual user.
Log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile device each time you access the website. When you use our Service, our servers automatically record certain log file information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the website, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
When you use the website, we may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to anonymously track the online usage patterns of our Users. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information is allowing for more accurate reporting and improvement of the website.
When you access the website by or through a mobile device (including but not limited to smart-phones or tablets), we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers,” such as a universally unique identifier (“UUID”). Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by Merraky Engineering Solutions. A device identifier may convey information to us about how you browse and use the website. A device identifier may remain persistently on your device, to help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the website. Some features of the website may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.
When you access the website by or through a mobile device, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store “location data,” which may include GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device. Location data may convey to us information about how you browse and use the website. Some features of the website, particularly location-based services, may not function properly if use or availability of location data is impaired or disabled.
We use the information we collect or receive, such as your email address, to communicate directly with you. We may send you emails containing newsletters, promotions, and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you will be given the option to opt out or change your preferences. We also use your information to send you Service-related emails (e.g., account verification, purchase and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates to features of the website, technical and security notices). You may not opt out of Service-related emails. You may also be able to be “found” on Merraky Engineering Solutions based on information that you provide (see “Find network or known users on Merraky Engineering Solutions”) above.
We will not rent or sell your information into third parties outside Merraky Engineering Solutions and its group companies (including any parent, subsidiaries and affiliates) without your consent, except as noted below:
- Who can see User Content: Any User Content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the website becomes available to the public and cannot be removed, except by Merraky Engineering Solutions in its sole discretion. Once posted on Merraky Engineering Solutions, User Content may not be removable from public view, as copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the website, on other sites that have republished us, or if other Users have copied or saved that information. If you do not wish your User Content to be available to the public, please don’t post it on Merraky Engineering Solutions. Your username and if you choose to disclose it, your real name, will be published publicly. Once published your username and / or real name may not be able to be removed.
- Who can see your IP address: If you post User Content on the website while not logged in, your IP address will be published with your User Content in order to attribute your contribution to the website. A selection of Trusted Users with administrative powers on Merraky Engineering Solutions could review IP addresses of users to reduce abusive behavior. Any third-party service embedded on Merraky Engineering Solutions such as an advertiser, video provider, social network or other third party will also have access to your IP address.
- Who can see your email address: If you enter an email address, you will enable communication from Merraky Engineering Solutions and other Users? If you reply to users or participate in group Merraky Engineering Solutions activities such as meetups, your email address will be shared with these users. In addition, some email addresses will be forwarded to a group of Trusted Users, who will use your email address to reply to the email.
We may buy or sell/divest/transfer the company (including any shares in the company), or any combination of its products, services, assets and/or businesses. Your information such as customer names and email addresses, User Content and other user information related to the website may be among the items sold or otherwise transferred in these types of transactions. We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of the company.
We may share certain service type information, including information obtained through tools such as cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data and clear gifs (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.): (i) with our third-party business partners for the purposes described in the section above on “How We Collect and Use Information.” We may also aggregate or otherwise strip data of all personally identifying characteristics and may share that aggregated, anonymized data with third parties.
Please note that an advertiser may ask Merraky Engineering Solutions to show an ad to a certain audience of Users (e.g., based on demographics or other interests). In that situation, Merraky Engineering Solutions or our Partners determines the target audience and Merraky Engineering Solutions serves the advertising to that audience and only provides anonymous data to the advertiser. If you respond to such an ad, the advertiser or ad server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach.
To enhance your user experience or help us improve and measure our effectiveness, Merraky Engineering Solutions may embed code from third parties on the website. Examples of such parties may include LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, YouTube, and others. These third parties may collect information about you including IP address, cookies in ways Merraky Engineering Solutions does not control.
Merraky Engineering Solutions cares about the security of your information and uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the website. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from Merraky Engineering Solutions, always. However, Merraky Engineering Solutions cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Merraky Engineering Solutions or guarantee that information on the website may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of third-party sites and services that you add to Merraky Engineering Solutions website, such as social networks. Merraky Engineering Solutions is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.
In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, Merraky Engineering Solutions will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
You control your account information and settings: You may update your account information and email-communication preferences at any time by logging in to your account and changing your profile settings. You can also stop receiving promotional email communications from us by modifying your preferences at http://www.Merraky Engineering Solutions.com/Special:Preferences.
We make every effort to promptly process all unsubscribe requests. As noted above, you may not opt out of service-related communications (e.g., account verification, account reminders, changes/updates to features of the website, technical and security related information). If you have any questions about reviewing or modifying your account information, you can contact us directly at hello@Merraky Engineering Solutions.com
Please refer to your mobile device or browser’s technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools. Depending on your type of device, it may not be possible to delete or disable tracking mechanisms on your mobile device. Note that disabling cookies and/or other tracking tools prevents Merraky Engineering Solutions from tracking your browser’s activities in relation to the website, and for use in targeted advertising activities by third parties. If you have any questions about opting out of the collection of cookies and other tracking/recording tools, you can contact us directly at hello@Merraky Engineering Solutions.com
Following termination of your User account, Merraky Engineering Solutions may retain your private profile information for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. For the avoidance of doubt, any information that you choose to make public on the service may not be removable.
Merraky Engineering Solutions does not knowingly collect or solicit any data or information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register as users for its web-based services. The services and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at hello@Merraky Engineering Solutions.com