You will not provide any false registration or account information about yourself and/or your organization and will not create an account for anyone other than yourself without the third party's explicit permission. You will not share your password with anyone or do anything that would put the security of your account in danger. You may access some areas of our Portal(s) without registering to the Portal(s). If you choose to register you will need to provide a username and password as well as other information that is part of our registration process. We have the right to cancel any account at any time if we believe you are not in compliance with any or all of the terms.

During your registration you will set your account access login and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of this information and are responsible for any and all activities and postings that are made using your account. Please notify SIDBI immediately if you suspect that an unauthorized person has accessed your account. Should you misplace or forget your password, please click on forgot password link. If you continue to have problems, please contact our technical support staff at support@sidbistartupmitra.

When you visit the Portal, we may collect certain non-personal information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser type, and Internet service provider. This type of information does not identify you personally. When you register with the Portal or respond to advertisements or posts on the Portal or post contents on the Portal without registering, we may also collect personal information that you provide such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone/mobile number, home country, and zip code ("Registration Information"). You have the option of also providing to us your fax numbers, gender, age, and/or company name if you choose to register with SIDBI. Further, if you have provided your phone number using your account, you agree to receive communications on the provided phone number from our side or any third party which may include but not be limited to automated calls or text messages. By using this Portal or the Service, you consent to collection, storage, and use of the personal information you provide for any of the services that we offer, and you consent to our collection of any changes or updates that you may provide to any information you provide that is collected by SIDBI.

All data whether collected automatically while you used SIDBI service or provided otherwise by you with an intention to use the service, including all communication with SIDBI , including its employees, officers and associated third parties WILL BE SOLE PROPERTY OF SIDBI. Discontinuation of services either by you or from us, whether after use or due to disagreement with any conditions or changes in this agreement; will not result in any change of ownership of data and the data thus collected will continue to be sole property of SIDBI.

We may use information provided by you to:

enforce our Terms of Use, monitor user activity, such as keyword searches or new postings, and more effectively manage traffic on the Portal;

provide customer services, create and manage user accounts; and

assist you with technical difficulties.

Also, we may share with third-party service providers certain information, such as your browser capabilities or operating system that we have collected in order to better understand which services may interest you. We may block users located in certain countries from using the Portal. We may retain such information for as long as is required to fulfil our business objective, even after your account is terminated.

You are a valued customer, and we recognize that protecting your privacy is important to you. For this reason, we are committed to protecting the personal information you provide in a variety of ways. Your Registration Information may be protected by a unique customer password and user ID. You should not disclose your password information to anyone and you should always remember to log off if using a shared computer. We have taken certain security protections in safeguarding your personal information. While we strive to use a commercially acceptable means to protect the personal information you provide, we cannot guarantee its security. Therefore, you acknowledge and agree that we assume no liability regarding the theft, loss, alteration or misuse of personal or other information or Content, including, without limitation, such information that has been provided to third parties or other users, or with regards to the failure of a third party to abide by the agreement between us and such third party. You agree that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and all uses of your account, whether or not you have authorized such use.

We may use cookies to manage our users' sessions and to store preferences, tracking information, and language selection. Cookies may be used whether you register with us or not. "Cookies" are small text files transferred by a web server to your hard drive and thereafter stored on your computer. The types of information a cookie collects include the date and time you visited, your browsing history, your preferences, and your username. In some instances, third-party service providers may use cookies on the Portal. We cannot control or access cookies used by third- party service providers. This agreement covers only Cookies used by us, and not any cookies used by third parties. You have the ability to either accept or decline the use of cookies on your computer, whether you are registered with us or not. Typically, you can configure your browser to not accept cookies. However, declining the use of cookies may limit your access to certain features of the Portal.

The information / data collected from you may be shared or disclosed without obtaining your prior written consent if such disclosure is mandated under the law by the concerned authorities for the purpose of verification of identity or prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution or punishment of offences. Such seeking of information shall be entertained upon a written request from the concerned governmental agency or an order under the law.