Sasthya Seba Limited (hereinafter referred to as “us”, “we”, or “Sasthya Seba”, which also includes its affiliates) is the author and publisher of the internet resource web portal namely, sasthyaseba.com ((hereinafter referred to as the “Website”). We also provide software and mobile application namely, Sasthya Seba. We provide our services through our website, application and software. The details of our services (hereinafter referred to as the “Services”) can be found on our digital platforms.
The type of information collected from the Users, including but not limited to the personal information and sensitive personal data or information relating to an individual; The purpose, means and modes of collection, usage, processing, retention and destruction of such information; and How and to whom Sasthya Seba will disclose such information.
1. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Generally some of the services require us to know who you are so that we can best meet your needs. When you access the services, or through any interaction with us via mobile application, website, emails, telephone calls or other correspondence, we may ask you to voluntarily provide us with certain information that personally identifies you or could be used to personally identify you. You hereby consent to the collection of such information by Sasthya Seba. Without prejudice to the generality of the above, information collected by us from you may include (but is not limited to) the following:
- contact data (such as your email address and phone number);
- demographic data (such as your gender, your date of birth);
- data regarding your usage of the services and history of the appointments made by or with you through the use of Services;
- insurance data (such as your insurance carrier and insurance plan);
- Other information that you voluntarily choose to provide to us (such as information shared by you with us through emails or letters.
- physical, physiological and mental health condition;
- sexual orientation;
- medical records and history;
- information received by body corporate under lawful contract or otherwise;
- visitor details as provided at the time of registration or thereafter;
- Log-in Information: We obtain information about your use of our websites, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to this Site.
- Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access Our Services, such as the hardware model, browser details, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information, and browsing behavior.
- Location Information: We may collect information about the precise location of your device when you consent to the collection of this information. We may also collect information about your approximate location each time you access our service.
- We may also receive information about you from other sources and combine or link that with information We have about you. For example, we may collect demographic and change-of-address information from third party sources and information from third party social media platforms (such as Facebook) if you log into this Site using your social media account credentials or if you make certain content and information publicly available, such as photos, videos, and profile information.
- When you visit our Site, we may place “cookies” on your device to recognize you. We do this to store your preferences, collect statistical data and track your use of our Service. Cookies are widely used, and most web browsers are configured initially to accept cookies automatically. If you prefer not to accept cookies, you may adjust and configure your browser settings accordingly. However, if you turn off cookies, or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, some features and services on the Site may not function properly. Ad companies (including but not limited to Google and Facebook) may also place cookies on your computer to track your activities across various Sites so that they can display targeted advertisements.
Sasthya Seba will be free to use, collect and disclose information that is freely available in the public domain without your consent.
2. PRIVACY STATEMENTS
3.1 ALL USERS NOTE:
This section applies to all users.
3.1.2 All the information provided to Sasthya Seba by a User, including Personal Information or any Sensitive Personal Data or Information, is voluntary. You understand that Sasthya Seba may use certain information of yours, which has been designated as Personal Information (a) for the purpose of providing you the Services, (b) for commercial purposes and in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form for research, statistical analysis and business intelligence purposes, (c) for sale or transfer of such research, statistical or intelligence data in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form to third parties and affiliates (d) for communication purpose so as to provide You a better way of booking appointments and for obtaining feedback in relation to the Practitioners and their practice, (e) debugging customer support related issues.. (f) for the purpose of contacting you to complete any transaction if you do not complete a transaction after having provided us with your contact information in the course of completing such steps that are designed for completion of the transaction. Sasthya Seba also reserves the right to use information provided by or about the End-User for the following purposes:
- Publishing such information on the Website.
- Contacting End-Users for offering new products or services.
- Contacting End-Users for taking product and Service feedback.
- Analyzing software usage patterns for improving product design and utility.
- Analyzing anonymized practice information for commercial use.
- Processing payment instructions including those through independent third party service providers such as payment gateways, banking and financial institutions, pre-paid instrument and wallet providers for processing of payment transaction or deferral of payment facilities.
- Personalise our website for you;
- Supply to you the Services purchased through our platforms;
- Send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
- Send you non-marketing & marketing commercial communications;
- Send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
If you have voluntarily provided your Personal Information to Sasthya Seba for any of the purposes stated above, you hereby consent to such collection and use of such information by Sasthya Seba.
3.1.4 Sasthya Seba does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Services and, therefore, Sasthya Seba specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Services, and you agree that you waive any claims against Sasthya Seba relating to same, and to the extent such waiver may be ineffective, you agree to release any claims against Sasthya Seba relating to the same.
3.1.5 You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information provided as part of account registration. If your personal information changes, you may correct, delete inaccuracies, or amend information by making the change on our member information page or by contacting us through email@example.com. We will make good faith efforts to make requested changes in our then active databases as soon as reasonably practicable. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, out of date or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, out of date or incomplete), or Sasthya Seba has reasonable grounds to suspect that the information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, out of date or incomplete, Sasthya Seba may, at its sole discretion, discontinue the provision of the Services to you. There may be circumstances where Sasthya Seba will not correct, delete or update your Personal Data, including (a) where the Personal Data is opinion data that is kept solely for evaluative purpose; and (b) the Personal Data is in documents related to a prosecution if all proceedings relating to the prosecution have not been completed.
3.1.6 If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you Services, contact us through firstname.lastname@example.org . We will retain your information for as long as your account with the Services is active and as needed to provide you the Services. We shall not retain such information for longer than is required for the purposes for which the information may lawfully be used or is otherwise required under any other law for the time being in force. After a period of time, your data may be anonymized and aggregated, and then may be held by us as long as necessary for us to provide our Services effectively, but our use of the anonymized data will be solely for analytic purposes. Please note that your withdrawal of consent, or cancellation of account may result in Sasthya Seba being unable to provide you with its Services or to terminate any existing relationship Sasthya Seba may have with you.
3.1.7 If you wish to opt-out of receiving non-essential communications such as promotional and marketing-related information regarding the Services, please send us an email at email@example.com .
3.1.8 Sasthya Seba may require the User to pay with a credit card, wire transfer, debit card or cheque for Services for which subscription amount(s) is/are payable. Sasthya Seba will collect such User’s credit card number and/or other financial institution information such as card number, account number and will use that information for the billing and payment processes, including but not limited to the use and disclosure of such credit card number and information to third parties as necessary to complete such billing operation. Verification of credit information, however, is accomplished solely by the User through the authentication process. User’s credit-card/debit card details are transacted upon secure sites of approved payment gateways which are digitally under encryption, thereby providing the highest possible degree of care as per current technology. However, Sasthya Seba provides you an option not to save your payment details. User is advised, however, that internet technology is not full proof safe and User should exercise discretion on using the same.
3.1.9 Due to the communications standards on the Internet, when a User or the End-User or anyone who visits the Website, Sasthya Seba automatically receives the URL of the site from which anyone visits. Sasthya Seba also receives the Internet Protocol (IP) address of each User’s computer (or the proxy server a User used to access the World Wide Web), User’s computer operating system and type of web browser the User is using, email patterns, as well as the name of User’s ISP. This information is used to analyze overall trends to help Sasthya Seba improve its Service. The linkage between User’s IP address and User’s personally identifiable information is not shared with or disclosed to third parties. Notwithstanding the above, Sasthya Seba may share and/or disclose some of the aggregate findings (not the specific data) in anonymized form (i.e., non-personally identifiable) with advertisers, sponsors, investors, strategic partners, and others in order to help grow its business.
3.1.10 The Website uses temporary cookies to store certain (that is not sensitive personal data or information) that is used by Sasthya Seba and its service providers for the technical administration of the Website, research and development, and for User administration. In the course of serving advertisements or optimizing services to its Users, Sasthya Seba may allow authorized third parties to place or recognize a unique cookie on the User’s browser. The cookies however, do not store any Personal Information of the User. You may adjust your internet browser to disable cookies. If cookies are disabled you may still use the Website, but the Website may be limited in the use of some of the features.
3.1.11 A User may have limited access to the Website without creating an account on the Website. Unregistered Users can make appointments with the doctors by providing their name and phone number. In order to have access to all the features and benefits on our Website, a User must first create an account on our Website. To create an account, a User is required to provide the following information, which such User recognizes and expressly acknowledges is Personal Information allowing others, including Sasthya Seba, to identify the User: name, User ID, email address, country, ZIP/postal code, age, phone number, password chosen by the User. Other information requested on the registration page, including the ability to receive promotional offers from Sasthya Seba, is optional. Sasthya Seba may, in future, include other optional requests for information from the User to help Sasthya Seba to customize the Website to deliver personalized information to the User.
3.1.13 The Website may enable User to communicate with other Users or to post information to be accessed by others, whereupon other Users may collect such data. Such Users, including any moderators or administrators, are not authorized Sasthya Seba representatives or agents, and their opinions or statements do not necessarily reflect those of Sasthya Seba, and they are not authorized to bind Sasthya Seba to any contract. Sasthya Seba hereby expressly disclaims any liability for any reliance or misuse of such information that is made available by Users or visitors in such a manner.
3.1.15 Sasthya Seba maintains a strict “No-Spam” policy, which means that Sasthya Seba does not intend to sell, rent or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third party without your consent.
3.1.16 Sasthya Seba has implemented best international market practices and security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that it has under its control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. However, for any data loss or theft due to unauthorized access to the User’s electronic devices through which the User avails the Services, Sasthya Seba shall not be held liable for any loss whatsoever incurred by the User.
3.1.17 Sasthya Seba implements reasonable security practices and procedures and has a comprehensive documented information security programme and information security policies that contain managerial, technical, operational and physical security control measures that are commensurate with respect to the information being collected and the nature of Sasthya Seba’s business.
3.2 PRACTITIONERS NOTE:
This section applies to all Practitioners.
3.2.1 As part of the registration as well as the application creation and submission process that is available to Practitioners on Sasthya Seba, certain information, including Personal Information or Sensitive Personal Data or Information is collected from the Practitioners.
3.2.3 Practitioners’ personally identifiable information, which they choose to provide to Sasthya Seba, is used to help the Practitioners describe and identify themselves. This information is exclusively owned by Sasthya Seba You will be the owner of your information and you consent to Sasthya Seba collecting, using, processing and/or disclosing this information for the purposes hereinafter stated . Sasthya Seba may use such information for commercial purposes and in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form for research, statistical analysis and business intelligence purposes, and may sell or otherwise transfer such research, statistical or intelligence data in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form to third parties and affiliates. Sasthya Seba also reserves the right to use information provided by or about the Practitioner for the following purposes:
- Publishing such information on the Website.
- Contacting Practitioners for offering new products or services.
- Contacting Practitioners for taking product feedback.
- Analyzing software usage patterns for improving product design and utility.
- Analyzing anonymized practice information including financial, and inventory information for commercial use.
3.2.4 Sasthya Seba automatically enables the listing of Practitioners’ information on its Website for every ‘Doctor’ or ‘Hospital / Clinic’ added to a Practice using its software. The Practitioner information listed on Website is displayed when End-Users search for doctors on Website, and the Practitioner information listed on Website is used by End-Users to request for doctor appointments. Any personally identifiable information of the Practitioners listed on the Website is not generated by Sasthya Seba and is provided to Sasthya Seba by Practitioners who wish to enlist themselves on the Website, or is collected by Sasthya Seba from the public domain. Sasthya Seba displays such information on its Website on an as-is basis making no representation or warranty on the accuracy or completeness of the information. As such, we strongly encourage Practitioners to check the accuracy and completeness of their information from time to time, and inform us immediately of any discrepancies, changes or updates to such information. Sasthya Seba will, however, take reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this information.
3.2.5 Sasthya Seba may also display information for Practitioners who have not signed up or registered for the Services, provided that the Practitioners have consented to Sasthya Seba collecting, processing and/or disclosing their information on the Website. Such Practitioners are verified by Sasthya Seba or its associates, and Sasthya Seba makes every effort to capture accurate information for such Practitioners. However, Sasthya Seba does not undertake any liability for any incorrect or incomplete information appearing on the Website for such Practitioners.
3.3 END-USERS NOTE:
This section applies to all End-Users.
3.3.1 As part of the registration/application creation and submission process that is available to End-Users on this Website, certain information, including Personal Information or Sensitive Personal Data or Information is collected from the End-Users.
3.3.3 If you have inadvertently submitted any such information to Sasthya Seba prior to reading the privacy statements set out herein, and you do not agree with the manner in which such information is collected, processed, stored, used or disclosed, then you may access, modify and delete such information by using options provided on the Website. In addition, you can, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, inquire whether Sasthya Seba is in possession of your personal data, and you may also require Sasthya Seba to delete and destroy all such information.
3.3.4 End-Users’ personally identifiable information, which they choose to provide on the Website is used to help the End-Users describe/identify themselves. Other information that does not personally identify the End-Users as an individual, is collected by Sasthya Seba from End-Users (such as, patterns of utilization described above) and is exclusively owned by Sasthya Seba. Sasthya Seba may also use such information in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form for research, statistical analysis and business intelligence purposes, and may sell or otherwise transfer such research, statistical or intelligence data in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form to third parties and affiliates. In particular, Sasthya Seba reserves with it the right to use anonymized End-User demographics information and anonymized End-User health information for the following purposes:
- Analyzing software usage patterns for improving product design and utility.
- Analyzing such information for research and development of new technologies.
- Using analysis of such information in other commercial product offerings of Sasthya Seba.
- Sharing analysis of such information with third parties for commercial use.
3.3.5 Sasthya Seba will communicate with the End-Users through email, phone and notices posted on the Website or through other means available through the service, including text and other forms of messaging. The End-Users can change their e-mail and contact preferences at any time by logging into their “Account” at sasthyaseba.com and changing the account settings.
3.3.6 At times, Sasthya Seba conducts a User survey to collect information about End-Users’ preferences. These surveys are optional and if End-Users choose to respond, their responses will be kept anonymous. Similarly, Sasthya Seba may offer contests to qualifying End-Users in which we ask for contact and demographic information such as name, email address and mailing address. The demographic information that Sasthya Seba collects in the registration process and through surveys is used to help Sasthya Seba improve its Services to meet the needs and preferences of End-Users.
3.3.7 Sasthya Seba may keep records of electronic communications and telephone calls received and made for making appointments or other purposes for the purpose of administration of Services, customer support, research and development and for better listing of Practitioners.
3.3.8 All Sasthya Seba employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of sensitive personal data or information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of every End-Users’ Personal Information or Sensitive Personal Data and Information. Sasthya Seba has put in place procedures and technologies as per good industry practices and in accordance with the applicable laws, to maintain security of all personal data from the point of collection to the point of destruction. Any third-party data processor to which Sasthya Seba transfers Personal Data shall have to agree to comply with those procedures and policies, or put in place adequate measures on their own.
3.3.10 To the extent necessary to provide End-Users with the Services, Sasthya Seba may provide their Personal Information to third party contractors who work on behalf of or with Sasthya Seba to provide End-Users with such Services, to help Sasthya Seba communicate with End-Users or to maintain the Website or independent third party service providers to process payment instructions including providing a payment deferral facility to End-Users in relation to the Services. These third-party service providers have access to information needed to process payments, but may not use it for other purposes. Generally these contractors do not have any independent right to share this information, however certain contractors who provide services on the Website, including the providers of online communications services, may use and disclose the personal information collected in connection with the provision of these Services in accordance with their own privacy policies. In such circumstances, you consent to us disclosing your Personal Information to contractors, solely for the intended purposes only.
3.4 CASUAL VISITORS NOTE:
3.4.1 No sensitive personal data or information is automatically collected by Sasthya Seba from any casual visitors of this website, who are merely perusing the Website.
3.4.3 If you, as a casual visitor, have inadvertently browsed any other page of this Website prior to reading the privacy statements set out herein, and you do not agree with the manner in which such information is obtained, collected, processed, stored, used, disclosed or retained, merely quitting this browser application should ordinarily clear all temporary cookies installed by Sasthya Seba. All visitors, however, are encouraged to use the “clear cookies” functionality of their browsers to ensure such clearing / deletion, as Sasthya Seba cannot guarantee, predict or provide for the behaviour of the equipment of all the visitors of the Website.
4. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
4.1 Your Personal Information is maintained by Sasthya Seba in electronic form on its equipment, and on the equipment of its employees. Such information may also be converted to physical form from time to time. Sasthya Seba takes all necessary precautions to protect your personal information both online and off-line, and implements reasonable security practices and measures including certain managerial, technical, operational and physical security control measures that are commensurate with respect to the information being collected and the nature of Sasthya Seba’s business.
4.2 No administrator at Sasthya Seba will have knowledge of your password. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password, your computer and your mobile phone. Be sure to log off from the Website when finished. Sasthya Seba does not undertake any liability for any unauthorised use of your account and password. If you suspect any unauthorized use of your account, you must immediately notify Sasthya Seba by sending an email to email@example.com You shall be liable to indemnify Sasthya Seba due to any loss suffered by it due to such unauthorized use of your account and password.
4.3 Sasthya Seba makes all User information accessible to its employees, agents or partners and third parties only on a need-to-know basis, and binds only its employees to strict confidentiality obligations.
4.4 Part of the functionality of Sasthya Seba is assisting the doctors to maintain and organise such information. Sasthya Seba may, therefore, retain and submit all such records to the appropriate authorities, or to doctors who request access to such information.
4.5 Part of the functionality of the Sasthya Seba is assisting the patients to access information relating to them. Sasthya Seba may, therefore, retain and submit all such records to the relevant patients, or to their doctors.
4.6 Notwithstanding the above, Sasthya Seba is not responsible for the confidentiality, security or distribution of your Personal Information by our partners and third parties outside the scope of our agreement with such partners and third parties. Further, Sasthya Seba shall not be responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties or events that are beyond the reasonable control of Sasthya Seba including but not limited to, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, poor quality of Internet service or telephone service of the User etc.
If a User uses the Services or accesses the Website after a notice of changes has been sent to such User or published on the Website, such User hereby provides his/her/its consent to the changed terms.
6. CHILDREN’S AND MINOR’S PRIVACY
Sasthya Seba strongly encourages parents and guardians to supervise the online activities of their minor children and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers to help provide a child-friendly online environment. These tools also can prevent minors from disclosing their name, address, and other personally identifiable information online without parental permission. Although the Sasthya Seba Website and Services are not intended for use by minors, Sasthya Seba respects the privacy of minors who may inadvertently use the internet or the mobile application.
7. CONSENT TO THIS POLICY
8. ADDRESS FOR PRIVACY QUESTIONS
9. INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
9.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
9.2 Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
9.3 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 9.
10. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
10.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
10.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
10.3 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
10.4 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).
11.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
11.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
11.3 We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.
Notwithstanding anything contained herein above, you shall indemnify, keep indemnified and hold harmless us and our affiliates from any claim, action, demand, loss, damage, expenses and any other liabilities whatsoever which may arise due to your disclosure.