These privacy policies and Newsletter are subject to any amendment or change.
What this Policy is for?
This Policy explains how we protect and handle any information you provide to us, including via our websites, communications by email and through social media, by telephone and in person. It also covers any information we receive from third \parties. It also provides you with an overview of the rights you can exercise regarding what we do with your information.
By using our products and services, including browsing our websites, registering or logging in, we may use your information as outlined in this Policy.
Who we are?
Battery Directory & Year Book is serving the Indian Small Scale Battery Industry since 1985. The main aim of the magazine is to disseminate the improved technique of Battery manufacturing, to highlight the difficulties faced by the Battery manufacturers, Dealers and Battery Repairers/Assemblers, to uplift their moral standard and to fill the communication gap among them.
1. What kind of information do we collect:
• Information you’ve provided to us:
We collect information about you when you provide it to us, including when you subscribe to Battery Directory, Online Battery Directory, respond to one of our promotions, order or register your interest in one of our products, or post a comment under an article. This could be via your computer browser, via an app, by telephone, or by post.
• Information from your device:
We collect information from and about the device you are using when you interact with one of our websites, apps or other products/services, including adverts.
This may include:
(i) Device Type: Information about your operating system, hardware, software, browser type in order to tailor the experience to your device (e.g. screen resolution).
(ii) Device Operations: Information about your operations and behaviors performed on your device to tailor the experience based on how you or similar users have interacted with our content.
(iii) Unique identifiers: device IDs in order to save your preferences against an identifier to refer to on subsequent pages.
(iv) Device Settings: Information from your device’s setting such as access to your GPS location/Information related to the location of your device so that we know which version of the website to serve you;
(v) Network/connections: Your IP address, so that we can recognize if you have visited us before and allow your device to communicate with our websites and apps.
• Information about transactions made
If you purchase anything or make any other financial transactions on our website, we collect information about your purchase and ask for information including your name, e-mail address and delivery address for delivering your order. This does not include payment information such as your credit/debit card number.
• Information about other people
By supplying us with information about someone else, you confirm that they have authorized you to provide us with their information (including sensitive personal data) on their behalf.
Before you use “share this article” buttons please make sure that anyone you wish to share with are happy for this to occur and expect to receive the email or article. You may only share the details of another person with us where you have their express permission.
2. How we may use your information
• Delivering services
By using our website and other products and services, we may process your information for the purpose of providing you with such products and services and managing our relationship with you, which shall include (without limitation):
i. communicating with you in relation to your account or service, service updates or other non-marketing communications;
ii. contacting you where a checkout journey is not completed if you have provided your information;
iii. delivering customer services and support;
iv. dealing with, and responding to you about a comment you have submitted for or on any published article;
v. maintaining records of our communications with you if you get in contact with us;
vi. obtaining customer reviews and conducting market research.
Legal basis for these processing activities: Legitimate Interests
vii. running competitions effectively and informing you if you have been successful in any competitions or promotions;
Legal basis for this processing activity: Contract
• Communicating with you
In accordance with your preferences and data protection legislation, we may use your information to send you direct marketing communications. This may include communications by post, telephone, email or SMS about our products and services, events and special offers.
We may also send you periodic newsletters about your chosen services, inform you of promotional offers that you might find interesting, and inform you about the any changes to our products and services where we have permission to do so.
Legal basis for processing this data: Consent/Legitimate Interests
• Measurement and analytics
We may use certain information (such as the websites that you visit and advertisements you see or click on) to help advertisers and other promotional partners measure the effectiveness and distributions of their advertisements and promotions.
Legal basis for this processing activity: Legitimate Interests/Consent
• Improving our services and products
We may use your information to monitor and improve our products, content and services. This may include (without limitation):
- developing the design and style of our products and services to make improvements
- carrying out statistical, technical and logistical analysis to inform our strategic development
- blocking disruptive use and ensuring the security of our products and services
If you have registered on our websites or apps, we may analyse the information we hold on you in aggregate with our other customers to improve our advertising systems.
Legal basis for this processing activity: Legitimate Interests
• Message boards, blogs and other public forums
Our website may provide message boards, blogs and other user generated content facilities. Anything that you share will become public information. You should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Legal basis for processing this data: Consent
Legal basis for processing this data: Legitimate Interest
3. Legal Bases for processing your data
Contract: We process some of your data as a necessary part of performing our contractual obligations to you. For example, ensuring products you buy can be delivered to you.
Consent: Some processing activities will only be done where we have sought your prior consent. If we require your consent, we will provide you with full details of the information that we would like and the reason we need it. Once given, you have the right to withdraw your consent again at any point and we will be obliged to stop processing your data and delete it unless we can demonstrate that another legal basis applies.
Legitimate Interests: We process some of your data because it is in our Legitimate Interests to do so. Where this is the case, we have considered the impact using your information may have on you and limited our use to only what is strictly necessary. Where we are using this as our basis, we can provide you with an explanation of why the processing is in our interests and you are free to contest this decision if you wish.
4. How we may share your information
• Sharing with third-party partners
Vendors: When you purchase goods or services from us, we partner with specialist companies to fulfil your order and provide certain customer services. This includes vendors who you may have bought something from and specialist companies who assist us in obtaining ratings and reviews of product(s) and/or service(s). We usually remain the data controller of your information and the other companies only process data under our instructions and cannot use the information for their own purposes. If one of our third-party partners acts as data controller of your personal data (whether or not as a data controller in common with us) Promotions: Sometimes we bring you promotions in association with other companies. If you enter such promotions, the other company will use the information you submit and we provide to them as a data controller in line with their own privacy policies. Affiliates: We regularly partner with industry affiliates to bring you special deals on products and packages you may find of interest. These providers collect marketing permissions for us and share data back with us about your purchases in order for us to measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
Advertisers: We may provide third party advertisers with reports containing aggregate statistical data about our customers’ use of our websites and apps to determine the kinds of people viewing their ads and how they are performing. This aggregated information may include demographic data such as age range and/or geographic location of groups of our customers.
This aggregated data does not include contact details (such as names, addresses or email addresses) that can be used to personally identify you or contact you.
Marketing personalization: We can only obtain this information where they have your permission to share this information with us in line with their privacy policies. You can opt-out of having your personal information profiled in this way by contacting us or adjusting your account settings.
India Today Group may, use and share, within that group, the information you provide and other information held about you for the purposes set out in this Policy.
: We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this Policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganization of our business.
5. Details of transfers to third countries and safeguards
Any organization who has access to your information in the course of providing services on our behalf will be governed by contractual restrictions to make sure they protect your information and comply with applicable data protection legislation.
Where these organizations are based outside of the EEA in a jurisdiction that has not been deemed adequate by the EU, we enter into EU approved model clauses with them to ensure appropriate safeguards are in place.
6. How can you exercise your rights under the GDPR
• Access: If you wish to exercise your right to access a free copy of your data, you can contact us at the contact details provided below at Section 9.
• Deletion: To ask us to delete your personal data, please contact us at the contact details provided below at Section 9. However, there may be circumstances where we are legally entitled to retain it.
• Revoke consent: If you wish to object to the processing of your data for direct marketing or online behavioral advertising purposes, you can opt-out by phone call.
• Objection to legitimate interests: If you wish to object to our processing of your data where we are pursuing our legitimate interests or those of a third party please contacting us as at the contact details provided below stating the nature of and reasons for such objection.
If you are contacting us to exercise any of your rights under the GDPR, you will have to provide valid proof of identification. We are required to respond to your request within 1 month.
7. Data retention and account deletion
We store your data for no longer than necessary in relation to the purpose under which such data was collected. This is determined on a case by case basis and depends on things such as the nature of the data provided, why it was collected, the legal basis we rely upon to process the data, and our relevant legal or operation retention requirements. For example, if you request to delete your account we still have to retain some data for fraud prevention purposes and financial auditing and legal liability for any comments posted or otherwise.
8. Updates to this Policy
We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy. Where changes are made, we will post the revised Policy here with an updated effective date. Please check regularly for any changes to this Policy.
9. How to contact us:
If you have any queries or comments about this Policy, please contact us by email at:
Alternatively, you can write to us at:
Battery Directory & Year Book
510, Janta Flats, GTB Enclave
Pin – 110093
Phone - +91 9810268067