OUR SERVICES. Please read the information below:
Information we collect about you:
We collect several types of information about visitors and/or users of our Services. We may
collect this information either directly when you provide it to us or automatically as you navigate
through the Websites or App.
We will collect and process your personal data when you register for a Service/create an account,
subscribe to a newsletter, submit feedback, enter a contest, fill out a survey, or send us a
communication. When ordering products or services on the Websites or App, you may also be
asked to provide a credit card number and other payment-related information. Depending upon
the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some
as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you
will not be able to engage in that activity.
We also collect your Internet Protocol (‘IP’) address. We use your IP address to diagnose
problems with our servers and/or software, and/or to administer our Services and to gather
(b) We may collect certain information that does not by itself identify a specific individual. Such
information tells us about your equipment, browsing actions, the resources that you access and
use through the Services, such as your operating system and browser type. We use analytics
personalized service to users by enabling us to estimate usage patterns, customize our Services
according to your individual preferences, and speed up your searches.
(c) When you download our App and use our Services, we automatically collect information on
the type of device you use and the operating system version, so we know the best version of
the application to provide you. We do not ask you for, access, or track any location-based
information from your mobile device at any time while downloading or using our App or Services.
(d) When you contact us for customer support we may collect additional information to resolve
your issue and may request you to bind your Vidhya account with your Social media account to
improve your customer service experience. However, if you elect not to bind, you will still be
able to receive customer service.
How we use information collected from you
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To present content from our Services in an effective manner for you and for your computer or
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel
may interest you
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us,
including for billing and collection
If you pay for Services using a credit card, we will transmit your credit card data to the
appropriate credit card company and/or credit card payment processing company
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services, when you choose to do so
To contact you about our Services
In any other way we may describe when you provide the information or when we prompt you
regarding a new use of information about you.
Disclosure Of your Information:
We will share your personal data with third parties only in the ways that are described in this
We provide and support some of our Services through contractual arrangements with service
providers and other third parties. We and our service partners use your Personal Data to operate
our Websites and to deliver Services. For example, we must release your credit card information
to the card-issuing bank to confirm payment for products and services purchased on our
Websites; and provide order information to third parties that help us deliver the Services.
We will also disclose Personal Data in the following circumstances: (i) if it is required by law
enforcement or judicial authorities, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation; (ii) if
we have a good faith belief that we are required or permitted to do so by law or legal process;
(iii) to protect our rights, reputation, property or the safety of us or others; (iv) to defend or
enforce our rights or your obligations; (v) if the disclosure is required by mandatory professional
standards; (vi) to a third party with your prior consent to do so; or (vii) if we are under a duty
to disclose or share your Personal Data in order to enforce or apply any contracts or agreement
Terms of Service. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations
for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
In the event that LinkedIn decides to sell all or part of its stock or assets or enter into a merger,
we reserve the right to include your data, including Personal Data among the assets transferred
to the acquiring or surviving company.
Updating or correcting your data:
You may change your Personal Data associated with your account online by logging into ‘My
Account in accordance with instructions posted elsewhere on our Websites.
You may also access, request deletion, and correct your personal information by submitting a
data request through customer support.
Cancelling your account or deleting your information:
You may choose to let your subscription lapse, in which case we will retain your information for
a reasonable period of time in case you choose to re-subscribe. You may choose to close your
account in which case we will delete your information, including your learning history, within 60
days of your request. You can find instructions on how to close your account here. If you are
using an enterprise-provided account, the data related to your learning activities will be retained
for the period of time specified under the agreement between LinkedIn and your enterprise
If you would like to access the information that we have about your use of and access to
Vidhya.com Services, please submit a data request through customer support or by writing to
Choices regarding control of your personal data:
You can access some of the information that we collect about you. For example, by logging into
your account, you can access information regarding recent orders from the Websites; certain
Personal Data we maintain about you; your communication preferences; and your payment
With respect to your communications preferences, you can unsubscribe from newsletters by
following the instructions included in the newsletter you receive or you can log into your account
and update your newsletter and email subscription options. If your email address has changed
and you would like to continue to receive newsletters, you will need to access your account and
update your email address information in your account and sign-up again for the newsletter.
Occasionally we may send out emails concerning website disruptions.
your browser preferences, you may be able to choose to accept all cookies, to be notified when
a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies some parts of our
Websites may not work properly in your case.
Information related to collected data:
For certain services, we collect information under the direction of our clients (e.g., an entity that
subscribes to the Services for use by the entity’s personnel). In this respect, we act as a data
processor under applicable laws. We will retain and use this personal information as necessary
to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and fulfill our obligations under those
agreements with the data controllers.
Cookies and other technologies:
Like many websites and app providers, Vidhya (and/or service providers acting on Our behalf,
such as Google Analytics and/or our third party advertisers) may use server log files and
automated data collection tools, such as cookies, tags, scripts, device or browser fingerprints,
and web beacons (collectively, "Data Collection Tools") when You access and use our Services.
In some cases, we tie the information gathered by these means to our other information you
automatically track and collect certain Technical Information and Usage Data that your browser
sends when you use our Services. In some cases, we will associate this Technical Information
and Usage Data with other information about you.
provide a more personalized experience; (iii) allow You to more easily login to use our Services;
and (iv) help make Your use of Our Services more efficient and more valuable by providing You
with a customized experience and recognizing You when You return.
We may also employ web beacons or other technology for a variety of reasons such as: (i)
allowing us to know if a certain page was visited or whether an e-mail was opened; (ii) allowing
us to advertise more efficiently by excluding our current Users from certain promotional
messages or identifying the source of a new installation.
Vidhya uses the following types of cookies:
Preferences. We use preferences cookies to remember information about your browser and how
you prefer to use Our Service, i.e. to remember your preferred settings that affect the
experience of how Our Services look to you or behave when you access and/or use them, such
as your preferred language. Preference cookies make your experience of interacting with Our
Services more functional and customized to suit your preferences.
Security. We use security cookies to enable you to log-in and access Our Service, to protect
Your Account against fraudulent log-ins by others, and help detect, fight, and protect against
abuse or unauthorized usage of Your Account.
Functional. We use functional cookies to make the experience of using Our Services better, like
remembering the volume at which you like your videos to play.
Session State. We use session cookies to collect information about how you interact with Our
Services, to help us improve Our Services, as well as improve your browsing experience. We
also use session cookies to remember your log-in details and to be able to process your
purchases of Courses. These are deemed strictly necessary to the working of the Services. If
these are disabled, then various functionalities of our Services will be broken.
You can set your web browser to warn you about attempts to place cookies on your computer,
to use some or all of the features of the Services, or your experience will be different or less
functional if you refuse/disable cookies.
We use mobile analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our mobile
software on your phone. This software may record information such as how often you use the
App, the events that occur within the App, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the
App was downloaded from. We do not link the information we store within the analytics software
to any Personal Data you submit within the App.
We currently do not share personal data with third parties for their direct marketing purposes
without your permission.
revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-todate
active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Websites and
Your continued use of the Services after such modifications will constitute your agreement to