PEN Studios (“we”, “us”, “our”, “PEN Studios”) is a 30-year old media company and one of the leading production houses foraying into sale and syndication of satellite and digital rights of films, VFX and Animation and Broadcasting.
By signing up on the Website and availing the Website’s services, the user confirms his/her age to be above 18 years otherwise PEN India has the right to block your access to the Website. In the event that user is a minor and wishes to access the Website, the same can be done through express consent of the minor’s parent(s) or legal guardian.
By providing personal information to create or update the user account and profile, the user expressly and voluntarily accepts the terms and conditions of the Website’s Terms & Conditions available here https://penindia.in/terms-and-conditions/
By voluntarily submitting your details on the Website, the user understands and acknowledges that third parties will have access to the submitted information for valid and necessary purposes. The user may limit the publicly visible information in the profile. However, third-party search engines may not automatically update their caches, which may contain old public profile information.
Upon choosing to delete the information provided to the Website, the user understands that the profile will be deleted and certain information will be retained for archival and legal purposes.
USER INFORMATION THAT IS COLLECTED
General information such as name, social media information, location, e-mail id and phone number are collected from the user upon accessing the website and filling the requisite forms available on the Website.
Types of information that is collected:
Technical Information: The Website automatically collects certain information from the user upon visiting the Website. These details include user’s IP address, location-related data or other unique device identifiers, browsing history, cookies, mobile carrier, mobile or device information including the model of user’s device, operating system and information regarding user’s use of the website.
As per the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), user personal information pertaining to his/her race, religion, caste, sexual orientation or health is considered to be sensitive in nature (collectively, “Sensitive Personal Information”). PEN India does not collect in any manner a user’s Sensitive Personal Information as classified/defined by the GDPR.
Financial Information: The user will at no point in time be asked to submit bank details as bank name, account holder’s name, bank account type, bank account number and IFSC code and UPI details, and providing the aforesaid information of the user will be at the users sole risk and responsibility.
The user must not disclose the following:
• Physical, physiological and mental health condition;
• Sexual orientation;
• Sex life/ inter-sex status
• Medical records and history;
• Biometric information;
• National identification numbers;
• Caste or religion/ religious or political belief or affiliation
• And such other sensitive personal data or information.
PEN India shall on regular basis, reasonably endeavor to verify and filter the content and/or information posted by the user on the Website, including details of the user submitted to us. We reserve the right to delete / remove such content from the Website if the same is found to be unsuitable or obscene, defamatory, offensive and/or infringing any third-party copyright, without any further intimation / notice to the user. The user of the Website hereby disclaims PEN India in case of the deletion / removal of such content from the website and PEN India assumes no liability in respect of the same.
PEN India reserves the right to filter / close a user’s account and/or immediately stop / restrict user access to the website by blocking / deleting the user account/information (either temporarily or permanently), at our sole discretion, without any further notice or intimation to the user, in respect of the following. All users hereby disclaim us in respect of the same:
1. Creation of any fake accounts;
2. Your illegal and unauthorized conduct;
3. user submissions or obscene, defamatory and/or offensive content;
4. user submissions that are objectionable and for which complaints has been received by Us; and/or
5. user submissions or content that infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights, copyrights, etc.
MODE OF USER INFORMATION COLLECTION
We collect information on a voluntary basis from the forms that users fill up on the Website. We may collect information from any third-party API’s that the user gives access to, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., only with user’s consent by way of the user linking their profile to the aforesaid. We may collect information through cookies and other monitoring technologies to enhance user experience on our website. We do not require personal information to obtain access to most of our website. Questions or comments submitted by visitors may also include personal information.
USAGE OF THE USER INFORMATION COLLECTED
PEN India uses the user information to fulfil and enforce our service contract with the user, to improve and administer the Website and allow the user to use its functionalities. We take into account and store the feedback that the user may provide to us.
We can share any personal or general information with any other third party which assists us in providing services to the users. However, these third parties are not allowed to access user information or use it in any other way which doesn’t involve providing any kind of assistance. The information collected shall be used for the purpose for which it has been collected.
PEN India ensures that personal information shared by the user is protected against any kind of loss, theft and unauthorized access. While we strive to protect user’s personal information, no internet site can eliminate risks entirely and hence, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information provided/ transmitted to us by users.
RETAINING OF USER INFORMATION
PEN India retains the user information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil contractual and legal obligations, legitimate business purposes; and to conduct a defence in relation to disputes or potential disputes. We may also retain user data longer, if required, in accordance with any limitation periods and records retention obligations that are imposed by applicable laws. We do not retain user information once any user terminates the services and/ or withdraws from our Website. In case a user wishes to withdraw their information, they may do the same by contacting us on the details provided on the Website.
Pursuant to GDPR guidelines the following rights are available to the users of the Website and visitors to the Website, who are residents of the countries which are members of the European Union:
• Right to information – the purposes for processing user information and the rights of the user.
• Right to access the information that are processed by PEN India
• Right to erasure (“Right to be forgotten”) – this includes the right of the user to have all personal data to be erased from the records of the data controller.
• Right to rectification of information furnished by the user
• Right to restriction of processing personal data
• Right to data portability of the information supplied voluntarily to us by the user.
• Right to object (opt-out) to processing Sensitive Personal Data (unless PEN India otherwise has compelling legitimate grounds)
• Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling
SECURITY OF USER INFORMATION
The Website uses ordinary industry standard technology designed to help keep user information including sensitive personal data safe. The secure server software encrypts all information that any user puts in before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the user data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information. We employ commercially reasonable and practicable security practices and procedures and security methods and technologies.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure. Although we strive to protect all user’s personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of user data while it is being transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at the user’s own risk. Once we have received your information, we have commercially reasonable procedures and security features in place to reasonably endeavor to prevent unauthorized access.
To withdraw your consent or information provided to us at any point in time, a user may do so by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a complaint about our use or processing of your personal information, you can contact us on the details provided on the Website.
Phone: +91 22 6226 9999