Privacy Policy

Dear Visitor,

 

Digital Strategy Institute is a not-for-profit professional membership association committed to serving institutions and individuals globally who stand out as digital winners by thinking and innovating for a connected world. We strive to provide you information that is correct and updated regularly to ensure accuracy. We understand our responsibilities towards ensuring the security and privacy of your information provided to us during your registration and sign up procedure for the certification program on the website.

 

Digital Strategy Institute adheres to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines and uses member, candidate, and visitor personal data and information in compliance with the Regulation to protect an individual's data privacy. The guidelines mentioned in this Policy summarize Digital Strategy Institute data collection, usage and sharing process.

The Privacy Policy is applicable to the Personal information provided to us by customer, candidate, member and visitor during the registration and sign up processor may have derived from the information collected by us with the user/ candidate permission and consent from: 

a) Website

b) Social media pages

c) Digital advertisements 

d) E-mail communication

1. Personal Information that we collect 

A. Information provided by you during registration and sign up procedure

  • Full Name

  • Gender

  • Date of Birth

  • Residence address

  • E-mail ID

  • Phone number/ Cell Number

  • Academic Qualifications and achievements

  • Identity Verification Information such as Government-issued ID or passport, national ID card and driving license etc which are permitted by law.

  • To process exam payments, we will need a bank account or credit card details Communications with Digital Strategy Institute via email or any other media including social media which may result in the collection of your communicative information or any other information provided by you

B. Information Collected Automatically

 

  • Custom and geographic locations: While using Digital Strategy Institute’s platform and payment services, it is rather common to automatically collect your geo-location, your IP, and address.

  • Device Information: Our website may automatically collect your log data and device information such as hardware and software information, device information, etc. when you access our website.

 

C. Information from Third Parties: As permitted by law, we might receive extra details or information about you, which may consist of fraud detection details and demographic data from the third-party services, or their partners and correlate them with the previously obtained information about you. This might include receiving background check details (your consent required) or fraud warnings such as identity verification and risk assessments. We could receive certain information about your activities off the platform of DSI from our partnerships, or our ad network partners.

 

2. Purposes for which we use personal information

 

A. Digital Strategy Institute uses Members, Candidates, and Attendees at our Event Information only for the business purposes listed below: Candidate membership and account management Processing and executing your orders Processing applications and registrations that you submit to us Delivering exam services and administering and scoring examinations Marketing and Management Scholarship Program Award and Administration Measuring the effectiveness of our products and services Maintaining the online DSI Member directory It is important to note that we will only take on the activities listed with your consent, which will only have a genuine business interest. You can withdraw your consent at any time by unsubscribing on our messages or on our website. When you unsubscribe, Digital Strategy Institute will stop processing your Personal data and Information unless required legally to do so by the relevant authorities.

B. Right to administer your Personal Information If you want to update, review, remove, correct or restrict your Personal Data which you provided to us recently or if you wish to receive a copy of your data for other reasons, you may contact us at ocode@digitalstrategyinstitute.org

Your requests will be answered as soon as possible.

 

 

3. How we share information in case of compliance with Law, Responding to legal requests, Preventing Impairment and fortification of our rights

Digital Strategy Institute may be forced to reveal your personal information to courts, government regulators, or law enforcement authorities, or authorized third parties, if any disclosure is reasonably necessary and to the extent, as required by law.