Last updated: April 06, 2022
We care about your privacy
Ti Steps respects your privacy, and we are committed to protecting it. For your understanding and reference, this privacy notice describes how we collect, use and disclose personal data. The personal data or information collected by us will be used only for providing the services as claimed or if it lawfully warrants to disclose to competent and authorized law and order regulatory bodies.
Here you will find our privacy practices in connection with the websites we operate, the software applications we make available for use through computers and mobile devices, our social media pages, email messages, events, promotions, business operations we send to users of Ti Steps brand licensed products and services and offline business interactions with you. Collectively, we refer to all of our websites, apps, social media pages, emails (including to users of Ti Steps brand licensed products and services), and offline business interactions as the “services.”
We may provide supplements to this notice providing additional and/or updated privacy information regarding our privacy practices that are specific to a product or service. Our products or services may contain links to other companies’ websites and services that have privacy notices of their own. Please access those notices to understand their privacy practices which are outside our responsibility.
What Personal Data we may collect?
Personal data is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. Personal data we may collect includes: Name, Sex, Occupation, Date of Birth, Educational Qualification, Postal Address (including billing and shipping addresses), Telephone number, Email address, IP address (we may also derive your approximate location from your IP address)
How do we use this information?
We use the information we collect to provide and improve the services we offer, for operating, for maintaining and for better quality.
We use the data to perform certain essential business operations to result in better services for you and for the reason you have chosen TI Steps.
Through product and service activations
Ti Steps products and services may require electronic activation, where your device and application type, as well as unique device, application, network and subscription identifiers are sent to ti steps. The services shall include operational, maintenance, performance improvement, development, research, events, promotions, advertising campaigns, sending notifications, emails and newsletters and for general administration.
Through the products and services
When you access our services online, our web servers automatically create records of your visit. These records typically may include IP-address, mobile or system device information, ISP, access times, the sites linked from, pages visited, the links and features used, the content viewed or requested, browser or application type, connections peed, geographic location, language and other such information. Our applications may contact our servers periodically, for example to check for updates or to send us information relating to service usage. Additionally, we may invite you to join voluntary product and service improvement, or research programs where detailed information is collected from participants.
Information you provide us with
We may ask for information such as your name, email address, phone number, street address, usernames and passwords, feedback, information relating to your devices, age, gender, and language. We also maintain records of your consents, preferences and settings that may include location data, marketing and the sharing of personal data. We collect information to service your needs, should you at any point in time feel that the information collected or to collect is irrelevant or unnecessary you may please report the nature of such information to email@example.com.
When and how do we use and share your personal data?
We and our service providers use personal data for the following purposes:
Providing the functionality of products and services and fulfilling your requests
We use your personal data to provide you with our products and services, to process your requests or as otherwise may be necessary to perform the contract between you and ti steps. This may include the need to ensure the functionality and security of our products and services, to identify you in order to provide the product or service and to prevent and investigate fraud and other misuses. We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation.
Some services may require an account to help you manage your content and preferences. We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation.
Developing and managing products and services
We use personal data to develop and manage our products, services, customer care, sales and marketing. We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, and/or based on our legitimate interest including product development and quality control.
Communicating with you
We use personal data to communicate with you, for example to inform you that our services have changed or to send you critical alerts and other such notices relating to our products and/or services, or products and/or services offered by our brand licensees, and to contact you for customer-care related purposes. We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, for our legitimate interests and/or to comply with a legal obligation.
Marketing, advertising and making recommendations
We use your personal data to contact you to inform you of new products, services or promotions we may offer, to connect you with our licensees that offer Ti Steps branded products and/or services and to conduct market research. We will engage in this activity with your consent or where we have a legitimate interest.
Analyzing personal data for business reporting and providing personalized services
We use personal data to personalize our offerings so that they match your specific situation and to provide you with more relevant services, for example, to make recommendations and to display customized content and advertising in our services. This may include displaying Ti Steps and third-party content (such as Ti Steps branded products by our licensees). We will provide personalized services based on our legitimate interests, and with your consent to the extent required by applicable law.
Aggregating and/or making your personal data anonymous
We may aggregate and/or anonymize personal data so that it no longer relates to an identified or identifiable person. We do so to generate other data that we may use and disclose for any purpose, as it no longer is personal data.
Accomplishing our business purposes
- We employ data analysis based upon personal data for an extensive list of purposes including:
Improving the efficiency of our services
- Conducting audits to verify that our internal processes function as intended and to address legal, regulatory, or contractual requirements
- Preventing fraud and monitoring for fraud security purposes, for example, to detect and prevent cyberattacks or attempts to commit identity theft
- Enhancing, improving, repairing, maintaining, or modifying our current products and services, as well as undertaking quality and safety assurance measures
- Identifying usage trends, for example, understanding which parts of our services are of most interest to users; determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, so that we can adapt our campaigns to the needs and interests of our users
- Operating and expanding our business activities, for example, understanding which parts of our services are of most interest to our users so we can focus our energies on meeting our users’ interests
- We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, and/or based on our legitimate interest.
When and how do we share personal data?
We generally do not share your personal data except to the extent of fulfilling the recruitment and hiring process if you apply for jobs with TI Steps.
By using our services, you may elect to disclose personal data
Some of our products and services allow you to share your personal data with other users of the product or service, or with other services and their users. Please use your judgment before disclosing any personal data or other information that might be accessible to other users.
International transfers of personal data
Our products and services may be provided using resources and servers located in various countries around the world. It is possible that your personal data may be transferred across international borders including to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) that do not have laws providing specific protection for personal data or that have different legal rules on data protection. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your personal data. To address concerns about transfers from the UK or EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, we have implemented appropriate measures to protect your personal data.
We also use and disclose your personal data when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest in doing so.
To comply with applicable laws and regulations
This may include laws outside your country of residence.
To cooperate with public and government authorities
We may disclose your personal data to respond to a request from authorities or to provide information we believe is necessary or appropriate. These can include authorities outside your country of residence.
To cooperate with law enforcement
We may disclose your personal data to certain authorities or other third parties, for example, to law enforcement agencies in the countries where we, or third parties acting on our behalf, operate.
For other legal reasons
We may also disclose and otherwise process your personal data in accordance with applicable law to defend ti steps’ legitimate interests, for example, in civil or criminal legal proceedings or where there is a legal request or it is necessary to comply with any law or regulation or to protect the rights, property or user experience This can include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction
In connection with a sale or business transaction
If we decide to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize our businesses in certain countries, this may involve us disclosing personal data to prospective or actual purchasers and their advisers, or receiving personal data from sellers and their advisers.
What other information do we collect?
Other information is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to any individual’s identity. We may collect other information such as:
Ø Browser and device information such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac)
Ø Applications usage data
Ø Information collected through cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies
Ø Demographic information and other information provided by you that does not reveal your specific identity
Third party services
This notice does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information, or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which our services link. The inclusion of a link on our services sites does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates. In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure, or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM, or any other application developer, application provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider, or device manufacturer, including with respect to any personal data you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the applications or our social media pages or on any of our websites.
Third party advertising
We may use third-party advertising companies to place advertisements regarding goods and services that may be of interest to you when you access and use our services and other websites or online services. You may receive advertisements based on information relating to your access to and use of our services and other websites or online services on any of your devices, as well as on information received from third parties. These companies place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser (including using pixel tags). They also use these technologies, along with information they collect about your online use, to recognize you across the devices you use, such as a mobile phone and a laptop.
How do we address the privacy of our children?
ti steps’ products and services are not intended for use by children. If you are under the age of majority in your place of residence, you may use Ti Steps products and services only with the consent of or under the supervision of your parent or legal guardian. Consistent with the requirements of the US Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), if we learn that a child under age 13 has provided personal data to or through the products or services without first receiving their parent’s verified consent, we will dispose of such personal data. You are legally accountable and responsible for monitoring or providing of any data or information provided by children who are under 18 years of age. And the laws pertaining to your geography on such age-related violations will rule and govern.
How do we address data quality?
We take reasonable steps to keep the personal data we possess accurate and to delete incorrect or unnecessary personal data. We retain personal data for as long as needed or permitted to fulfill the purposes outlined in this notice or otherwise communicated to you, unless a longer period is required by law.
The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:
Whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject (for example, certain laws require us to keep records of your transactions for a certain period of time before we can delete them)
Whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations, litigation or regulatory investigations)
We encourage you to access your personal data through your account from time to time to help us ensure that it is up to date.
The steps we take to safeguard your personal Data
Privacy and security are key considerations for us in the creation and delivery of our products and services. We take appropriate steps to address online security, physical security, risk of data loss and other such risks. We take into consideration the risk represented by the processing of your personal data and the nature of the data being protected. Also, we only give access to our databases containing personal data to authorized persons with a justified need to access such information. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. TI Steps takes utmost care in protecting your data; however, it may be possible for third parties to intercept or access the information you provide to TI Steps. TI Steps cannot guarantee the security of your Personally-Identifying Information, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to TI Steps. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password(s) and computer or device, and to log off when using any shared computer.
You may choose to unsubscribe from our direct marketing
You may unsubscribe from direct marketing messages and to request that we stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes by using the links provided to you with the direct marketing messages you have received. Please note that critical alerts may still be sent to you even if you opt-out from marketing and other communications from ti steps.
Contacting us and grievance redressal
you can contact us online by writing a mail directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any complaints or concerns with regards to the processing of information provided by you or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed as mentioned above via website form or email. We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint: a) Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; and b) A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notice is accurate and TI Steps shall not be responsible for any communication, if addressed, to any non-designated person in this regard.
Change of control
Should TI Steps be acquired by any other company or party all data also becomes a part of the acquiring company’s assets. You agree that such transfer of data and information will also be a part of the acquisition or change. The Purchaser may continue to collect, use and disclose the information as set forth in this policy.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
The LAST UPDATED text at the top of this privacy notice indicates when it was last revised. Ti Steps may change this notice at any time with or without notice. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised privacy notice on this site’s home page. We recommend that you re-visit this notice from time to time to learn of any such changes.