Privacy Policy

We, SAGE Publications India Private Ltd., (SAGE) value our relationship with you and recognize the importance of respecting and protecting your personal information and privacy.

This policy (together with any other resources referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal information you provide to us (in connection with your usage of the present platform or data we collect about you from other sources) will be processed (meaning collected, stored, and otherwise used) by us.

Please read this policy carefully as it sets out what you can expect from us and gives you our contact details if you wish to ask any questions or raise concerns about how we are processing your personal information.

[For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act, EU) and, with effect from 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, B 1/I-1 Mohan Cooperative Industrial Area, Mathura Road, New Delhi - 110 044, India, is a data controller].

What personal information do we collect from You?

We collect information from you regarding name, addresses, age, email addresses, telephone nos., etc. and demographic information including preferences, interests, etc., to conduct business and to operate the platform.

We also track information like the domain name from which you connect with us, the pages you request, the service you avail, the referring website, and the time that you spent on the platform. We collect information of IP addresses, the type of operating system that your computer uses, and the type of browser software used by you. From the IP address, we can determine the Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of your point of connectivity. This is done to protect ourselves.

We may also collect the following information about:

By providing email address, telephone numbers and other contact information, you are agreeing that we may contact by one or more of the modes of communications.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register or enter information on our platform.

What we do with the gathered information?

The use / purpose for which any information collected from you, the Visitor, through the platform, will vary depending upon the circumstances. Broadly, they may comprise all or any one or more of the following purposes (but shall not be restricted to):

Cookies

In addition, we may also employ "cookies":

What we don't do

Disclosure of Personal Data

SAGE currently does not sell or rent any personally identifiable information to Third Parties outside the SAGE Publications group of companies. We do occasionally, upon a careful consideration, exchange postal information within our own group of companies when we feel products and services may be of specific interest to you. SAGE may also disclose overlays of customers' purchasing behavior and customer data in aggregate form to marketing/industry research firms, associations, and business partners.
Additionally, we may disclose information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is reasonably necessary to: comply with the law, enforce or apply our terms of business, protect our rights and those of our users, or with your consent.

Ad Servers

We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

Security

SAGE uses industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our site. When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial information, we redirect visitors to a secure server and will notify visitors that they are on a secure server. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you on our site. All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to state institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.

Links to Other Sites

Links from this platform can take you to several sites relating to SAGE which could be third party websites. The information practices of such websites are not covered by this Privacy Statement or any other policies or terms of this platform. Each of them may have a different privacy policy and terms of use. Be sure that you know the terms of use and privacy policy of any linked website before using it.

Changes in our Privacy Policy

If we make changes to this policy we will detail them on this page.  If it is appropriate we may provide you with details by email; however, we suggest that you regularly visit this page to see any changes or updates to this policy.
This policy was last updated in August, 2020.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the postings of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of these changes. You acknowledge that this platform may contain links to other sites.
We reserve the right to monitor your use of the site to determine if you are complying with our terms and the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance Users' experience. Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert them when cookies are being sent, but this may result in some parts of the site not functioning properly.

How the collected information is used by us

We may collect and use Users' personal information for the following purposes:

How the information is protected

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

Unrelated third parties are not allowed by us to use your personal information for marketing purposes without your consent.
We may share your personal information:

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or your personal information, we can be contacted via mail, email, or phone at the following:
SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
B 1/I-1 Mohan Cooperative Industrial Area
Mathura Road
New Delhi - 110 044, India
E-mail:marketing@sagepub.in
Telephone: +91-11-4053 9222

(For more efficient and expedient handling of your request, please include exact name, contact information, and, if possible, account number(s), (if any).)

This privacy policy is subject to change at any time. We recommend you review the privacy policy each time you visit the site.