The terms "CORE Net", “corenet.in”, “Corenet”, “CORE Net Platform” "Company", "we", "us" and "our" refer to the brand CORE Net which is owned by Quicksand Design Studio Private Ltd.
The terms "you" and "your" refer to the user of the corenet.in.
The term "Group" means, with respect to any person, any entity that is controlled by such person, or any entity that controls such person, or any entity that is under common control with such person, whether directly or indirectly, or, in the case of a natural person, any Relative (as such term is defined in the Companies Act, 1956 and Companies Act, 2013 to the extent applicable) of such person.
The term “Member/s” refers to any person, body/association of persons, research body/bodies/organisation, company, partnership or LLP, who has either requested CORE Net or has been requested by CORE Net to join as a member of the CORE Net Platform to make contributions/research/study on COVID-19 pandemic.
Information we post:
We collect information only through forms required to be filled by members of the CORE Net platform. CORE Net posts research outputs/conclusions/results arrived at or produced individually or collectively on the issue of pandemic of COVID-19 by the members of CORE Net, for which prior permission is duly sought by CORE Net from the contributing members before posting any information. We also post names of our member research organisations on CORE Net website.
Purpose, Usage and Preference Information:
In the course of running our CORE Net Platform, we collect the following information from our members, which are as follows: details of research project, geographical location, geographical location of the research/study conducted, type of research study, key research questions/issues, domain areas, milestones of study, methodology of study, data collection method, stakeholders involved, collaborators/partners, anticipated audience/users of the research study, funders, information/links linked to research study, approach to ethics/review, protection of research participants/information collectors, intention of sharing the research study with other researchers.
In terms of usage, CORE Net posts information pertaining to research outputs/conclusions/results arrived at or produced individually or collectively by the members (i.e. research organisations) of CORE Net on the issue of global pandemic of COVID-19, for which prior permission is duly sought by CORE Net from the contributing members before posting any information.
CORE Net stores and makes itself accessible the information provided by its members by filling in the forms. In particular, CORE Net collects research metadata through its form from research organizations, which include: Research Topic/Project/Study, Research Geographies, Research Methodology, Research Stakeholders, Approach to ethics of research, any documents that members of CORE Net would want The information/data for the purposes of research contributed by members of CORE Net shall be stored in our archives and data will protected as per this policy.
CORE Net in running its website platform also uses analytics and therefore, stores information of visitors of its website and also the web pages that may have been accessed at the time of and at the time of leaving the CORE Net website. CORE Net will also be able to access the Demographic details of its visitors and members through the use Analytics and in so doing, CORE Net may collect information about your IP address and the browser you're using. We might look at what site you came from, duration of time spent on our website, pages accessed or what site you visit when you leave us. We might also collect the type of mobile device you are using, or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running.
We collect information directly from you:
We collect information directly from you when you register on CORE Net website by filling in the form. We also collect information if you ask us a question through phone or email or any other source of communication.
We collect information from you passively:
We use tracking tools like Google Analytics, Google Cookies for collecting information about your usage of our website.
We get information about you from third parties:
We may receive information about you from third parties, such as other users, partners (including ad partners, analytics providers, search information providers), or our affiliated companies or if you use any of the other websites/apps we operate or the other Services we provide. We may receive information about you from third parties, such as other users, partners (including ad partners, analytics providers, search information providers), or our affiliated companies or if you use any of the other websites/apps we operate or the other Services we provide.
We use information to respond to your requests or questions:
We might use your personal information to confirm your registration as a member of CORE Net for rendering services we offer. We may also share your personal information in case you wish/desire or make request to us to collaborate with another researcher member of CORE Net to work on similar area of interest/focus area.
We might use your information to customize your experience with
This could include displaying content based upon your preferences. We might also use your information to understand our users (what they do on our Services, what features they like, how they use them, etc.), improve the content and features of our Services (such as by personalizing content to your interests), process and respond to your queries, to conduct research on our user base and service usage patterns.
We use information to look at site trends and customer
We may use your information to make our website and products better. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties. We may use your information to provide you with information about services we consider similar to those that you are already using, or have enquired about, or may interest you. If you are a member of CORE Net, we will contact you by electronic means (e-mail) with information about these services.
We use information for security purposes:
We may use information to protect our company, our members, or the CORE Net Platform or Quicksand Design Studio Private Ltd.
We use information as otherwise permitted by law:
We may combine the information that we receive from third parties with the information you give to us and information we collect about you for the purposes set out above. Further, we may anonymize and/or de-identify information collected from you through the Services or via other means, including via the use of third-party web analytic tools. As a result, our use and disclosure of aggregated and/or de-identified information is not restricted by this Policy, and it may be used and disclosed to others without limitation.
We analyse the log files of our Quicksand Design Studio Private Ltd. Platform that may contain Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring, page viewed and exit websites and applications, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. This helps us to administer the website, to learn about user behavior on the site, to improve our product and services, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply
with the law or to protect ourselves. We may also share it if a
government agency or investigatory body or other companies assisting
us, requests when we are obligated under the applicable laws or in
good faith to respond to court orders and processes; or detecting and
preventing against actual or potential occurrence of identity theft,
fraud, abuse of Services and other illegal acts; responding to claims
that a posting or other content posted by a member of CORE Net
violates the intellectual property rights of a third party; under a
duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to enforce our
property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or others, or in
the event of a claim or dispute relating to your use of our Services.
This includes exchanging information with other companies and
organizations for the purposes of fraud detection.
We may share your information for reasons not described in this
We may share your information other than as described in this Policy in which case we will notify you and seek your prior consent.
By using the CORE Net (i.e. a property of Quicksand Design Studio Private Ltd.) Platform, you agree and consent to the collection, transfer, use, storage, disclosure and sharing of your information as described and collected by us in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree with the Policy, please do not use or access the CORE Net website.
We have in place appropriate technical and security measures to secure
the information collected by us. We are using third party services
(i.e. Google Analytics and Amazon Web Services) and their data
security systems are very secure. On top of that we are making all
possible efforts on our side to protect data security and privacy.
1. All the interactions/exchanges between our servers and end users are encrypted using the HTTTPS standard, with the SSL certificate provided by Amazon Web Services.
2. This website does not allow open signups and user accounts are created by the administrators for members, who join the platform by invitation only.
3. User account passwords are hashed using brcypt encryption.
4. This website does not host sensitive data such as payment or credit card information.
Please be aware that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted through the Quicksand Design Studio Private Ltd. Or CORE Net Platform. Once we have received your information, we will use strict physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to try to prevent unauthorised access.
If the members of CORE Net Platform also being the providers of
Information have any discrepancies and grievances with respect to
processing of information by CORE Net, the same will be addressed
15 days time by the Grievance Officer
or may extend to a month. As per the Information Technology Act, 2000,
and the Rules made and applicable thereunder, the name and contact
details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Name: Romit Raj
Address: #111, 2nd Main, 1st Block Koramangala
Phone Number: +91 80 65590555
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org