Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices of how we treat user information we collect on http://www.krea.edu.in and other offline sources. It recognises the importance of maintaining your privacy and appreciates the trust reposed by you in us. This Privacy Policy applies to all visitors to the website.

Any information you voluntarily provide to us through our website (including email address, name, or phone number) will not be sold or traded to other colleges, universities, non-profit organizations or businesses.

By visiting and/or using our website, it is implied that you have carefully read, and understood the import of this Privacy Policy and that you agree to terms of this Privacy Policy.

What information do we collect?

We may ask you for personally-identifiable information that can include your name, e-mail address, phone number, address etc. All or some of the information may be collected from each user.

If you use our website, we may collect information about your IP address and the browser you are using. We might look at which site you came from, duration of time spent on our website, pages accessed or the sites you visited when you left us. We might also collect information regarding the type of mobile device you are using or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running on.

We use tracking tools like Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, browser cookies and web beacons for collecting information about your usage of our website. Please visit Google Analytics' terms of use and Google’s privacy practices for more information: https://policies.google.com/privacy

What do we use the information for?

We might use the information you provide to contact you for confirmation of your interest to join the University, answer any queries raised by you and share relevant inputs.

Your session and the pages you visit on our website will be tracked, but you will remain anonymous. We may use your IP address to identify the general geographic area from which you are accessing the website.

We use the information to improve our services and further enhance the user experience of the website. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. This could include displaying content based on your preferences.

We use information as otherwise permitted by law.

Who do we share the information with?

We will share information with third-parties who perform services on our behalf. We share information with website developers and third-party donors who fund research projects in our University. These persons/ institutions/ body corporate may be located inside or outside of India.

We will share information if we think we have to do so, in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. We will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests for the same. Or, we might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud.

We may share information with any successor of the University as part of that merger/acquisition transaction.

We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third-party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.

We prohibit any third-parties who receive user information for this purpose from using or sharing user information for any purpose other than providing services for the benefit of our users.

Who is the grievance officer?

In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000, Information Technology (Reasonable security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data or information) Rules, 2011 and rules made thereunder, the mail id of the grievance officer in so far as this website is concerned is as provided below:

Email: grievanceofficer@krea.edu.in

If you have any questions about this policy or other privacy concerns, you can email us and you will receive a response within 7 days.

Is your information completely protected?

This site has reasonable security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, with the development in Information Technology, new techniques may be adopted by certain unscrupulous elements with mala fide intent to illegally access the information relating to you. In such scenarios, all assistance shall be provided to investigation agencies to pursue their investigations.

What are the laws applicable and jurisdiction in case of a dispute?

If you choose to visit the website, your visit and any dispute over privacy are subject to this policy and the website's terms of use. In addition to the foregoing, any disputes arising hereunder shall be governed by the laws of India as amended from time to time. All disputes shall be agitated only in the Courts of Chennai, India.

Changes to this policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page.