At Jharkhand It Services we value the trust you place in us when you visit one of our websites or use one of our web services. We’ve built an enduring reputation for using technology and data to bring transparency, integrity and efficiency to everyone we serve. Part of our commitment to transparency and integrity is making sure you understand what data we collect, how we use it and how it may be shared.
What is personal information?
By personal information, we mean information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact you, whether used alone or when combined with other identifying information. Personal information does not include information lawfully made available from government records or de-identified or aggregated consumer information.
Use of our Sites & Services
This website and all of the tools and services on our websites are owned and operated by Jharkhand It Services. This Policy applies to the use of any Jharkhand It Services websites or services which either link directly to this Policy, display this Policy, or otherwise indicate that this Policy applies (collectively referenced as “Sites and Services”). "Preview," "Beta," "Promotional," or other similar types of non-standard or pre-release software, services, or websites may be governed by different or additional terms, such as a non-disclosure agreement or other terms. In some cases, certain software, websites or services from companies other than Jharkhand It Services (i.e.: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)) will be governed by separate policies owned by those companies.
Notice of Collection
We want you to know that we collect personal information actively and passively, and we sometimes obtain information from third-party sources. This means that when you use our Sites and Services, we sometimes require you to provide personally identifiable information when you want to take specific actions like registering for our services, placing a bid, uploading images, etc. In addition, when using our Sites and Services, our Sites and Services passively collect personally identifiable information as necessary to ensure the Sites and Services are operating effectively for our users. For example, this is a necessary step to ensure bids are transmitted accurately and that you have appropriate access to any Jharkhand It Services service you license. Finally, we receive information lawfully made available from publicly available government records such as final bid submission information supplied to us by government agencies (third-party sources) and used by Jharkhand It Services to incorporate into the Services. To learn how we obtain publicly available data.
1. We collect personal information and use it inside our Sites and Services. We may anonymize some of the data. For example, we receive certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and access times. This type of information is collected for purely internal purposes such as marketing analysis or demographic studies and is used solely to improve Jharkhand It Services Sites and Services to better address our users' needs.
2. We also collect personal information, aggregate it, anonymize it, and display it inside our Sites and Services. We collect the personal information you provide during account registration and make your contact information available for use by other users including agencies and subscribers within the specific Services you license.
3. We collect and package publicly available data that public agencies post to our bidding services and offer value-added services.
Collecting for Business Purpose
1. We source publicly available information from government agencies for use inside our Services and for resale.
2. We also package publicly available data that agencies post to our bidding services and sell to data resellers.
Collecting for Commercial Purpose
Notice of Access and Sharing
Notice of Access and Sharing
User-Controlled Access to Personal Information and Data
Certain Jharkhand It Services Sites and Services allow you to submit personal information and upload data where you control access to that information and data. For example, the Appia and Doc Express services as well as Jharkhand It Services Hosting Services allow you to input and control access to your data. You also control the users you allow to access and control your data.
Jharkhand It Services will not access this data unless you, the licensee, specifically direct us to do so. Jharkhand It Services will not allow third party access to this data, unless Jharkhand It Services needs to do so or is required to do so in order to (a) comply with the law when there is a clear, unambiguous legal duty to do so; (b) protect the property or rights of Jharkhand It Services or our customers, including the enforcement of our agreements or policies governing your use of the services; or (c) act in a good faith belief that such access or disclosure is necessary to protect the personal safety of Jharkhand It Services employees, customers or the public.
Jharkhand It Services Access to Personal Information and Data
We may access or disclose your data in order to: (a) comply with the law when there is a clear, unambiguous legal duty to do so; (b) protect the property or rights of Jharkhand It Services or our customers, including the enforcement of our agreements or policies governing your use of the services; or (c) act in a good faith belief that such access or disclosure is necessary to protect the personal safety of Jharkhand It Services employees, customers or the public. We may also disclose personal information as part of a corporate transaction such as a merger or sale of assets — but only if this information is required by a clear legal duty and to the barest extent permitted to preserve the scope of the confidentiality of that personal information.
Data obtained through the short code program will not be shared with any third-parties for their marketing reasons/purposes.
What We Share with Third Parties
Jharkhand It Services may share personal information collected with third parties.
Here’s what we may share and why:
Right to Know
You may request access to the specific pieces of personal information collected about you in the 12-month period ending on the date of your request. These disclosures include:
The categories of personal information collected about you.
The categories of sources from which personal information is collected.
The business or commercial purposes for collecting or selling personal information.
The categories of third parties with whom the business has shared the personal information.
The categories of personal information sold and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold.
The categories of personal information disclosed for a business purpose.
Our responsibility. Jharkhand It Services is committed to protecting the security of your data. We follow the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and other national cybersecurity and privacy standards to develop and audit our security processes. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your data from unauthorized use, access or disclosure. For example, we store the data we collect on computer systems with strict limited administrative and physical access and in controlled facilities. When we transmit certain sensitive data over the internet, we always protect it using encryption.
Your responsibility. If a username and/or password is used to help protect your accounts and data, it is your responsibility to keep your information confidential and your internet connection secure. Do not share this information with anyone. If you share a computer with anyone, you should always log out before leaving an Jharkhand It Services Site or Service to protect access to your data from subsequent users.
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Jharkhand It Services may need to change this Policy in order to comply with or adapt to legal, technical, or business developments. When these changes affect the way we collect and use your personal information, Jharkhand It Services will provide you with an additional notice.
The date at which this Policy was last revised is always available at the beginning of the Policy. Historical editions of the Policy are available for your review here.