Karnataka Employers’ Association (KEA) – Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (hereinafter ‘the Policy’) shall govern the collection, use, storage, disclosure and processing of your personal data as collected/submitted by/to Karnataka Employers’ Association (KEA) and/or its subsidiary(ies) and/or affiliate(s) (collectively referred to as ‘KEA’) through this website (regardless of where you visit it from) or through such other mode as permitted by KEA.


  • Personal Data Collected By KEA

In order to provide its services to you in the best possible manner and at times, when necessary, KEA may collect your personal data, when you choose to avail KEA’s services including but not limited to, participating in/being a part of any event hosted/organized by KEA. This enables KEA to facilitate seamless services including but not limited to when you seek to participate in/be a part of any event hosted/organised by KEA

KEA may ask you for further information from time to time in order to cater to your needs and to provide efficient services. The information that you provide will not be shared with any third party, without your prior explicit consent, unless permitted by law or as per this Policy.

KEA may collect and process information relevant to the above reasons and/or purposes. This information may include personal data such as:

  • Personal details
  • Contact details and preferences
  • Payment details
  • Photographic ID
  • Membership details
  • Financial details
  • Education and employment details

Personal data so collected may also include names, contact details, date of birth, credit/debit card payments related financial details, etc. which are necessary for KEA to process the necessary services.

When visiting this and its other affiliate website(s), KEA may collect information about the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of the device used to access the website(s), browsing actions, and patterns, which help it monitor the level of activity and provide efficient services.

Where KEA is required to collect your personal data under any applicable law/regulation, or under the terms of a contract it has with you/is being entered into, and you fail to provide the data when requested, KEA may not be able to perform the said contract and may have to cancel a registration or service you have with it.



KEA may collect the above-mentioned types of your personal data through its website when you fill up any form for availing of any service offered by KEA including but not limited to when you seek to participate in/be a part of any event hosted/organized by KEA.

KEA may also collect certain technical data such as browsing actions and patterns through automated technologies or interactions.



KEA stores the personal data so collected from you, at its storage servers located in India. The information is stored on secure networks and access is restricted to those employees and partners who are entitled to access our systems.



KEA shall only use your personal data in a manner, which is permissible under law. Most commonly, it will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where it needs to perform the contract, it is about to enter into or have entered into with you.
  • Where it is necessary for its legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where it needs to comply with a legal obligation.



Your personal data will be used only for the purposes for which it is collected unless KEA reasonably considers that it needs to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact the Grievance Redressal Cell.

If KEA needs to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, it will notify you and will explain the legal basis which allows it to do so.

Please note that KEA may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.



KEA may share your personal data with a third party if the same is required to provide you services and/or enable your smooth participation in any event/program hosted/organised by KEA. During such a process, KEA shall ensure that all third parties respect the security of your personal data and treat it in accordance with the law. KEA does not allow third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permits them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with KEA’s instructions.

KEA shall get your express opt-in consent before it shares your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes. You may ask KEA or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages and opt out.



KEA gives utmost importance to the security of your personal data. KEA has put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in any unauthorized manner, altered, modified or disclosed. In addition, KEA also restricts access to your personal data to only those employees, agents, contractors and/or other third parties who have a need-to-know for service purposes. The said employees, agents, contractors and/or other third parties will only process your personal data on explicit instructions of KEA, and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

KEA has also put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where it is legally required to do so. However, in case of any computer or hack attacks on the site, KEA shall not be held liable for loss, theft or corruption of data maintained on the website.



KEA shall only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes it has collected it for, including but not limited to, for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements.



You shall be entitled to all such rights as have been accorded to you as the data owner, under various applicable legislation and regulations, with such reasonable limitations as provided under the law.



In case you have any grievances or complaints related to your personal data shared by you with KEA for the purpose of availing of any services or participation in any event to be hosted by or organised by KEA, you may reach out to us at [email protected]