Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how Vedak collects, uses, shares and protects information obtained from its experts and visitors to its websites.

If you are an expert with Vedak, you have agreed and are additionally subject to the terms and conditions for the Experts ("Terms and Conditions"), which expressly incorporate this Privacy Policy. If you are not an expert with Vedak, by visiting the Sites you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information and Other Data We Collect:

Vedak collects information that you voluntarily provide to us, including your name, contact details, and professional biography. Vedak collects additional information from its experts. Vedak may also collect information about expert from our clients and third parties.

When you visit our Sites, we send one or more cookies - a small file containing a string of characters to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the Sites during future visits. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.

Vedak automatically records information like your web request and Internet Protocol address when you visit our Sites

Collectively, the information that Vedak collects about you, including personal information, is referred to in this Privacy Policy as "your information."


Use of Your Information

We use your information to process and administer details of your association with Vedak, to provide you with opportunities, and to keep you up to date with new developments at Vedak. We also use and analyze the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.

We do not sell or share your personal information obtained through our Sites with third parties for their marketing purposes. Vedak and trusted third parties process personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected.

Vedak may contact you using the personal information you voluntarily provide. In particular, we may contact experts about specific projects or consulting opportunities.

If you begin but do not complete the application process, Vedak may contact you based on information you provide us to determine if you wish to complete the process of becoming an Expert.


Disclosure of Your Information

Your information will be held by Vedak in India and may also be held and accessed by its staff and third parties working for Vedak, or Vedak's subsidiaries and affiliates, inside and outside India.

Vedak may disclose your information in response to legal process, to protect our rights, as otherwise required by law, or for the prevention or detection of a crime. If we sell our company or part of it, or our business enters into a joint venture with another business entity, Vedak may disclose your information to our new business partners or owners who may then provide you with information about their products and services.


Additional provisions applicable only to Experts:

Vedak may disclose your information to Clients.
Vedak may disclose your information to third parties, such as current and former employers and companies that you have provided services to or contracted with, for the purpose of confirming any consents or approvals that you may need to become an Expert with Vedak or in specific Project(s). Vedak's Clients, if required by law or the Clients compliance policies, may disclose information about their projects with you, or other parties.
Vedak reserves the right to conduct background checks on you, including through a third-party service. Vedak may seek to verify your employment history and check for any criminal history.

Vedak may seek to verify the duration and accurate invoicing and description of Projects you conduct for Clients.
Vedak may share your information with non-Client third parties for the purpose of promoting Vedak’s business, including without limitation by displaying such information on VEDAK's websites, print media and other materials (collectively, "Marketing Materials"), subject to your right to opt-out, as provided in the Terms and Conditions for Expert.


Accessing and Updating Your Information

You are entitled to see the personal information held about you, subject to Vedak’s confidentiality obligations to its clients. You may also request us to change your personal information so that it is accurate and kept up to date, and we may update your information using data obtained from third parties. Experts are required to update the biographical and employment information that they provide to Vedak.


Content Forwarding

Vedak may provide tools on the Sites to forward content from the Sites to others through e-mail or other means. E-mail address(es) that you supply for content forwarding will be used for that purpose only.


Refer a Colleague

You may use the "Refer a Colleague" feature to send an e-mail to a colleague who has consented to being contacted by us. Your name will appear as the sender of the referral e-mail. The recipients can opt-out of receiving further referral e-mails. Vedak may store referral information to present other opportunities to your colleagues. Only provide a telephone number if your colleague has consented to being contacted by Vedak by phone.


Security and Information Retention

We employ security measures to protect your information both online and offline from access by unauthorized persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires. If you are an Expert, Vedak may retain your information for its business purposes if you cease to be an Expert on VEDAK, provided that VEDAK will protect all such information about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Links

Our Sites may contain links to other websites belonging to third parties. Please make sure when you leave our Sites that you have read that web site's privacy policy as this Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected at our Sites.


Changes to This Policy

VEDAK may update this policy. Any changes to this Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on the Sites. Your continued use of these Sites and, if you are an Expert and continuing your association with VEDAK, will indicate your agreement to such changes.


Contact

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to the following e-mail address expert_connect@Vedak.com or (+91) 8030695049 (phone).