Knowledge Ridge (KR) is committed to preserving the privacy of all stakeholders that we interact with. These stakeholders include our clients, experts, other entities/ individuals that KR engages with, and other third parties that visit our website.
2. Personal Information Collection on Our Site
As mentioned above, Personal Information encompasses any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. In this regard, KR may collect, use, store, and/or transfer different kinds of personal data that are categorized as follows
We do not intend to collect the following special categories of personal data about you: your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data.
3. How KR Collects Your Data
There are two fundamental means by which KR collects your data;
Furthermore, we may receive personal information about you from various third parties and public sources. These include, but are not limited to, analytics, technology, & hosting providers, business networks, data brokers, and/or aggregators and from publicly availably sources.
4. Usage of Your Personal Information
Most of the data collected is primarily utilized towards ensuring that our Site functions appropriately. No data transmission over the Internet or website can be guaranteed to be secure from intrusion. However, we maintain commercially reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information in accordance with data protection legislative requirements.
Personal Information collected is also used to better understand how visitors use our Site. Additionally, we may use your Personal Information on the following legal bases: (1) with your consent; (2) as necessary to perform our agreement to provide services; (3) where required by applicable law; (4) where necessary to protect the vital interests of any individuals; or (5) where we have a legitimate interest.
We restrict access to your Personal Information to those persons who need to use it for the relevant purpose(s). Our retention periods are based on business needs and your information that is no longer needed is securely either archived or destroyed.
We may process your Personal Information to comply with regulatory requirements or interact with regulators as applicable which may include disclosing your personal information to third parties, the court service and/or regulators or law enforcement agencies in connection with enquiries, proceedings or investigations by such parties anywhere in the world or where compelled to do so. Where permitted, we will direct any such request to you or notify you before responding unless to do so would prejudice the prevention or detection of a crime.
5. Rights Regarding Your Personal Information
With regards to your Personal Information, please note that you have the following rights.
If you have any questions in relation to our use of your personal information, please drop us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To exercise your rights, KR may require specific information from you to confirm your identity and ensure compliance with your rights regarding your Personal Information. Such a security measure ensures that your Personal Information is not disclosed to any unauthorized person.
Please note that we strive to respond to all authentic requests within one month. If a request is particularly complex or you have made several requests, we may take longer to respond but will keep you updated in a timely manner.
6. Data Protection
KR has implemented appropriate security measures to prevent your Personal Information from being lost or accessed in an unauthorized manner. Furthermore, we limit access to your Personal Information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. Such individuals/ entities shall only process your Personal Information based on our instructions and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
To safeguard against the unlikely event of a security breach, KR has implemented procedures to deal with any such suspected data breach. KR will immediately notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
7. Data Collection on KR Website
KR does not use persistent cookies to store your Personal Information. We use session-cookies for the sole purpose of website navigation but do not store any Personal Information in them.
8. Analytics and Advertising