Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

This is the privacy policy of Balad International Institute of Research and Training (“BIIRT”,“we”,“us”, or “our”).

1.1 To process, administer and/or manage your relationship with us, we will necessarily need to collect, use, disclose and/or process your personal data. This Privacy Policy applies to personal data about you and/or individuals (customers, students, parents, legal guardians, vendors, distributors, suppliers, service providers, business partners) provided by you, possessed by us or that we obtain about you, whether now or in the future.

1.2 By providing your personal data to us and/or continuing access to our website, you declare that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to us processing your personal data in accordance with the manner as set out in this Privacy Policy.

1.3 We reserve the right to modify, update and/or amend this Privacy Policy from time to time with reasonable prior notice to you. We will notify you of any amendments via announcements on the Site or other appropriate means. Please check the Site from time to time to see if there are amendments to this Privacy Policy. Any amendments to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon notice to you. By continuing to communicate with us, use our services, purchase our products and/or access to the Site after being notified of any amendments to this Privacy Policy, you will be treated as having agreed to and accepted those amendments.

1.4 It is necessary for us to collect and process your personal data. If you do not provide us with your personal data, or do not consent to this Privacy Policy or any amendments to this Privacy Policy, we may not be able to render all services to you and you may be required to terminate your relevant agreement with us and/or stop accessing or using the Site.

2. Collection of Personal Data

2.1 The term “personal data” means any information in our possession or control that relates directly or indirectly to an individual to the extent that the individual can be identified or are identifiable from that and other information in our possession such as name, address, telephone number, date of birth, email address, etc. The types of personal data collected depend on the purpose of collection. We may “process” your personal data by way of collecting, recording, holding, storing, using and/or disclosing it

2.2 Your personal data may be collected from you during your course of dealings with us in any way or manner including pursuant to any transactions and/or communications made from/with us. We may also collect your personal data from a variety of sources, including without limitation, at any meetings, events, seminars, conferences, talks, road shows, customer satisfaction surveys organised and/or sponsored by us, as well as from publicly available sources.

2.3 In addition, we may also receive, store and process your personal data which are provided or made available by any third parties, credit reference bodies, regulatory and law enforcement authorities, for reasons including delivery of our products and/or services, performance of conditions of agreements and/or to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.

3. Purpose of Acquiring and Processing Your Personal Data

3.1 The personal data as provided/furnished by you to us or collected by us from you or through such other sources as may be necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes at the time it was sought or collected, may be processed for the following purposes (collectively referred to as the “Purposes”):

  • to communicate with you;
  • to assess, process and provide products, services and/or facilities to you;
  • to facilitate, process, deal with, administer, manage and/or maintain your relationship with us;
  • to consider and/or process your application for admission/scholarship/transaction with us;
  • to provide academic and educational services to you;
  • to verify your qualifications, educational background and/or examination results;
  • to assist you in placements, internships or attachments with third parties;
  • to organise graduations, scholarships, prizes or sponsorships giving ceremonies;
  • to operate student bodies such as student associations and alumni;
  • to maintain your personal data in our alumni database;
  • to manage your use of our facilities such as libraries and computing facilities;
  • to enable us to interrogate tests and examination results in order to identify the strengths and weaknesses of students;
  • to respond to your enquiries or complaints or resolve any issues and disputes which may arise in connection with any dealings with us;
  • to administer and process any payments related to products, services and/or facilities requested by you;
  • to process any payments related to your commercial transactions with us;
  • to send you seasonal greetings messages, gifts, newsletters from time to time;
  • to send you invitation to join our events and promotions and product launch events as well as conferences, talks and seminars;
  • to maintain and improve customer relationship;
  • to maintain and update internal record keeping, files and contact lists;
  • to detect, investigate and prevent any fraudulent, prohibited or illegal activity or omission or misconduct;
  • for other purposes required to operate, maintain and better manage our business and your relationship with us, and you agree and consent to us using and processing your personal data for the Purposes in the manner as identified in this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to us processing your personal data for one or more of the Purposes, please notify us at the contact details below.

4. Disclosure

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

5. Payment

We use Razorpay for processing payments. We/Razorpay do not store your card data on their servers. The data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) when processing payment. Your purchase transaction data is only used as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is not saved. Our payment gateway adheres to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read terms and conditions of razorpay on https://razorpay.com

6. Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.