We require userswho register to use the services offered on our Site (collectively, the “Services”) to give us contact information, such as their name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. etc. to use the service. We also receive and may store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Web sites, we use “cookies” and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses www.gradicle.com or any of our group websites. More information on our use of “cookies” can be found below.
Gradicle uses the information that we collect to set up the services, custom learning pathways for our users. We may also use the information to contact customers to further discuss customer interest, the services that we provide, and to send information regarding our company or partners, such as promotions and events. Customers can opt out of being contacted by us, or receiving such information from us, at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org . We may also email information regarding updates to the courses, study material, guides or company, and will send a newsletter periodically. In order to tailor our subsequent communications to you and continuously improve our products and services (including registration), we may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your personal or professional interests, experience with our products and services, and more detailed contact preferences. Customers and visitors always have the option of choosing not to provide us with this information.
All financial and billing information that we collect through the Site is used solely to check the qualifications of prospective customers and to bill for the Learning Services. This billing information is not used by Gradicle for marketing or promotional purposes. Gradicle uses a third-party intermediary to manage the credit card processing. This intermediary uses the information for the sole purpose of credit card processing.
Gradicle may also collect certain information from users to the Site, such as Internet addresses. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, and to administer our site in order to constantly improve the quality. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and customers and provide such information to third parties.
Gradicle has a number of relationships with business partners with whom we may share your personal information for the purpose of providing a service, fulfilling an order or completing a transaction.
Gradicle uses software tags called “cookies” to identify customers when they visit our site. Cookies are used to remember user preferences and maximize performance of our services. The information we collect with cookies is not sold, rented, or shared with any outside parties. Users who disable their Web browser’s ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our Website.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. Persistent cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
Web pages may contain an electronic file called a web beacon, that allows a web site to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies. Gradicle uses web beacons in the following ways:
Within the Gradicle web sites
Gradicle uses web beacons within the Gradicle web sites in order to count users and to recognize users by accessing Gradicle cookies. Being able to access Gradicle cookies allows us to personalize your experience when you visit Gradicle web sites that are located both on and off of the Gradicle domain.
Gradicle’s practice is to include web beacons in HTML-formatted email messages (messages that include graphics) that Gradicle, or its agents, sends in order to determine which email messages were opened and to note whether a message was acted upon.
In general, any file served as part of a web page, including an ad banner, can act as a web beacon. Gradicle may also include web beacons from other companies within pages served by Gradicle so that Gradicle’s advertisers may receive auditing and reporting.
Gradicle maintains log files of the traffic that visits our site. We do not link any information gathered in these log files to personally identifying information. Log files are used to manage traffic loads and information technology requirements for providing reliable service. Information collected includes IP addresses and browser types.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
All information gathered on the site is stored and maintained in secure facilities that limit access to authorized personnel only.
Retention of Information
Gradicle will keep personal information of its users for as long as they are registered subscribers or users of our products and services, and for a reasonable time thereafter.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Websites.
Resolution of disputes
If a dispute arises between you and Gradicle, our goal is to provide you with a neutral and cost effective means of resolving the dispute quickly. Accordingly, you and Gradicle agree that we will resolve any claim or controversy at law or equity that arises out of our services (a “Claim”) in accordance with one of the paragraphs below or as we and you otherwise agree in writing. Before resorting to these alternatives, we strongly encourage you to first contact us directly to seek a resolution by sending email to email@example.com We will consider reasonable requests to resolve the dispute through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or arbitration, as alternatives to litigation.
Any dispute or claims arising between the parties hereto shall be referred to arbitration by an arbitrator to be appointed by the Gradicle. The arbitration shall be held at Bangalore, India and the same shall be governed by the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation act, 1996 and amendments thereto.
Any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Bangalore, India only.