BITSAA International team understands the value of the privacy of any
information you provide on this portal. Your privacy is
very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this policy in order for
you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of
application for Registration to the portal is carefully reviewed by the BITSAA
Leadership Team to ensure the authenticity of the applicant.
How is personal information collected?
Personal information from the alumni is collected at the time of
registration on the portal. Any
new information required will be collected periodically on a need basis
whenever the situation demands. Before or at the time of collecting
personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is
being collected. We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means
and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual
How is the information used?
personally identifiable information contained in BITSAA International membership
databases is treated as confidential and will be used only for the purposes
stated at the time of collection. Email and contact of alumni will be used when
they are looked up for by other alumni. Personal Information is never transferred, disclosed or otherwise shared
with any third party or third parties for commercial use without the prior
written consent of the data subject, except in the event that BITSAA
International is required to disclose Personal Information pursuant to any
applicable Laws and/or Codes or as required by a valid court or governmental
Who can access the information?
Fields left to public access can be accessed by any BITSian registered on
the bitsaa.org portal. BITSians/non-BITSians who are not registered on the
portal but request access of such information will be denied the right to
obtain it and would demand him to go through the registration process as
mentioned in the www.bitsaa.org website.
Protection of Personal Information
BITSAA International maintains all personal data with technical,
administrative, and physical safeguards to protect against loss, unauthorized
access, destruction, misuse, modification, and improper disclosure. No computer
system or information can ever be fully protected against every possible hazard
and BITSAA International provides reasonable and appropriate security controls
to protect personal information against foreseeable hazards BITSAA International's internal databases that
contain personal information are password protected and BITSAA International limits
access to such databases to only those BITSAA International leaders with a
"need-to-know" such personal information. Additionally, BITSAA International's
teams are bound by, and agree to comply with, confidentiality obligations and
International maintains the Alumni Directory for the purposes of facilitating
networking and interaction between Alumni and helping Alumni keep in touch with
BITSians all over the world. The directory is user ID and password protected,
and may only be accessed by authenticated Alumni of BITS Pilani. BITSAA has
taken commercially reasonable precautions to secure the personal information as
outlined in the above points. However, it is the users ‘responsibility to
restrict or hide personal information that they do not wish to be generally
available in the alumni directory.
The registration page allows the alumni to choose which information you would
like to display to Alumni Directory Members. If the alumni would like to keep some information private then the
uncheck option checked box next to data field can be used to keep those data
fields private.Information in all checked fields is visible to all
members of this portal and can be accessed by all registered members.
Alumni who have registered in the BITSAA Alumni
directory will have access to information in the directory, but may not use the
information they obtain for commercial or political purposes, promotions,
advocacy, or any other purpose, business or otherwise except to facilitate
individual personal communication or business of BITS Pilani.BITSAA
International will not be held liable for any unauthorized use by Alumni who do
not adhere to these policies.
BITSAA International does not sell, rent,
or exchange email addresses of its members. BITSAA International uses email
addresses to send the following - Newsletters
and other publications of BITSAA, important communications, event updates, email
distribution lists targeted at BITSAA International, email messaging that is
part of a group for which the member has registered to etc. These announcements
are short, straightforward messages that are sent to the registered alumni on a
regular basis without spamming their mail box.
All BITSAA email distribution lists have
International is committed to working with individuals to obtain a fair
resolution to any complaints or disputes about privacy and personal information.
By using this web site you are agreeing to be
bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use. BITSAA
from time to time, and will post such changes on the website for you to review
on a regular basis.