STEPS and our affiliates are fully dedicated in terms of respecting the users’ privacy, and fully understand the need for proper protection and management of personal and confidential information shared with us. “Personal and confidential information” implies any info that may be used in order to identify a person, i.e., the first and last name of an individual, home or other contact address, e-mail address, and the phone numbers. STEPS also provides you the facility to browse through the pages of www.stepskochi.com and gather the needed information even without sharing and personal information about yourself.
STEPS do take adequate measures to protect the users from any unauthorized or illegal access of their private or personal data. This security mechanism is tested and proven to also prevent any unauthorized alteration, disclosure of destruction of the data kept in our database. We have also restricted the access to the confidential data saved in our database servers with multi-level security features in order to prevent any intentional or accidental intrusion.
This is for your information that some of our as well as our affiliates’ web pages may utilize “cookies” or other similar tracking technologies. A cookie is a small text file, which is being used to gather and compile information about the activities of a specific user on the internet. However, most of the popular browsers allows you the facility to restrict and manage cookies, so you can opt based on your choice whether to allow them or remove them while you are at the internet.
The most common tracking technologies may keep a record of the activity information like the internet domains and host names, the IP address, the software and operating systems types, browsing patterns, as well as the chronological details. STEPS make of cookies and other tracking technologies if any with an intention to improve your web experience by providing useful suggestions. We may also analyze the information provided by you, which does not contain personal or confidential details, to monitor the trends and get the statistical figures.
This is to reiterate that “STEPS” will not be transferring your personal information without your consent to any third party who are not legally bound to act on behalf of STEPS. Similarly, it is totally against the STEPS information security policy to sell the personal information collected of the users through online without proper consent of the users.
“STEPS” fully and solely reserves all the rights to update, change or modify this policy from time to time or on an as need basis at any point in time. The policy will be coming into effect from the date of any modifications or alterations. The users are requested to check the policy for complete and clear understanding before agreeing to use the services offered by STEPS.
STEPS welcomes you to share your view points and comments regarding this policy and suggestion if any to improve the effectiveness of this policy. STEPS will be putting in our best effort to be compliant with the user’s interest and will take care of the suggestions and comments with utmost care and concern.