Last updated on November 19, 2021
Infosys Limited, its subsidiaries and branch operations, hereinafter referred as ‘Infosys’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’, is committed to respect your privacy and choices. The statement highlights our privacy practices regarding Personal Information that we collect and process about you through this website blogs.infosys.com (the “Site”), in compliance to applicable data privacy regulations.
1.Personal Information we collect and process and how we use it
I.1 Personal Information that we process
For the purposes of this privacy statement, ‘Personal Information’ is any data which relates to an individual who may be identified from that data, or from a combination of a set of data and other information which is in possession of Infosys.
We collect the following categories of Personal Information:
I.2. Use of your Personal Information
We use your Personal Information for the following purposes:
I.3. Legal basis of the processing
We process your Personal Information when it is necessary for the purposes of a legitimate interest pursued by us or a third party (when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights). This applies in the following circumstances:
If you choose not to provide your Personal Information that is mandatory to process your request, we may not be able to allow you to post comments on blogs.
III. Data recipients, transfer, and disclosure of Personal Information:
Infosys does not share your Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
We share your Personal Information within:
Infosys or with any of its subsidiaries
Authorized third party agents or,
Infosys Limited does not sell your Personal Information to third parties.
In general, Infosys Limited, domiciled in Bangalore, is the data controller processing your Personal Information. The following applies only where the data controller processing your Personal Information is domiciled in the European Economic Area (“EEA”):
We transfer Personal Information to countries outside the EEA to third parties, including to countries which have different data protection standards to those which apply in the EEA. The locations of Infosys group companies are set out here. Our service providers are primarily located in USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, India and UK. Where service providers process your Personal Information in countries deemed adequate by the European Commission, we rely on the European Commission’s decision to protect your Personal Information.
For transfers to Infosys group companies and service providers outside the EEA, we use standard contractual clauses or a service provider’s (EU data protection authority approved) corporate rules that are in place to protect your Personal Information. Please contact us as set out below if you would like to obtain a copy of the methods used. When required, Infosys discloses Personal Information to external law enforcement bodies or regulatory authorities, in order to comply with legal obligations.
Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in some web browsers, allowing users to opt out of tracking by websites and online services. At the present time, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has not yet established universal standards for recognizable DNT signals and therefore, Infosys Limited and the Site do not recognize DNT.
Subject to the laws of your country, you have the right to access, correct, delete or transfer your Personal Information that we hold, including your profile and preferences. You also have the right to object to certain processing and, where we have asked for your consent to process your Personal Information, to withdraw this consent. Where we process your Personal Information because we have a legitimate interest in doing so (as explained above), you also have a right to object to this. These rights may be limited in some situations – for example, where we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to process your Personal Information.
If you are Brazilian user, you have additional rights to take confirmation on existence of your personal information, portability of your personal information to another service provider if applicable, anonymization or blocking of unnecessary information, information about public and private entities with which we have shared your data.
You can assert your rights in the corresponding sections where such information was provided or by contacting us at email@example.com
VII. Your California Privacy Rights
VIII. Data security
Infosys adopts reasonable and appropriate security practices and procedures including administrative, physical security, and technical controls in order to safeguard your Personal Information.
IX. Data retention
Personal Information will not be retained for a period more than necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy statement, unless a longer retention period is required by law or for directly related legitimate business purposes.
X. Contact your Local Data Protection Authority
Depending on the laws of the countries where you reside, if you are unhappy with how we safeguard your personal data, you have the right to bring a complaint to your local data protection authority.
XI. Linked websites
Infosys provides links to third-party websites and services. However, Infosys is not responsible for the privacy statements, practices, or the contents of such third-party websites.
The blogs and comments by website visitors may have links to other sites, please be aware that if you click on any such links, Infosys will not be responsible for the privacy pratices and or policies of such websites
XII. Children’s Privacy
The Site does not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If Infosys Limited learns that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information online without parental consent, it will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from its databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law). If you become aware of any personally identifiable information we have collected from children under 13, please call us at +91 80 2852 0261 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minors under 18 years of age may have the personal information that they provide to us deleted by sending an email to email@example.com requesting deletion. Please note that, while we make reasonable efforts to comply with such requests, deletion of your personal information does not ensure complete and comprehensive removal of that data from all systems.
XIII. How to contact us?
If you have any questions regarding our privacy practices or this privacy statement, or to request this privacy statement in another format, please contact us at:
Contact person: Srinivas P
Contact address: Data Privacy Office, Infosys Limited, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bangalore 560 100, India
Phone: +91 80 2852 0261
XIV. Updates to this privacy statement
Infosys may change the data privacy practices and update this privacy statement as and when the need arises, and the same will be made available on the website. But our commitment to protect the privacy of website users will continue to remain.