Privacy and cookies policy

Tata Sons Limited is committed to protecting the privacy of every individual who visits our Websites. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us through your use of the Websites. Please read this policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

This policy only applies to the Websites defined below. It does not apply to any other website which may be owned or operated by any of the Tata Companies.

Definitions
"Tata Companies" – means all of the companies featuring on the websites as defined herein and listed here: http://www.tata.in/company/index.aspx?sectid=21vxqwHGkoo=

we” / “us” / “our” means Tata Sons Limited, which has a significant shareholding in the major operating Tata Companies and the owner of the “Tata” brand under which products and services are offered by any Tata Company.

Websites” mean www.tata.com; www.uk.tata.com, www.northamerica.tata.com, www.tataafrica.com and m.tata.com.
You” or “your” means any individual who visits our Websites.

Collection of Your Information
We may collect information that you share with us through your use of our Websites, for example by:

  • emailing or writing to us using the contact details posted on our Websites; or
  • submitting other enquiries.

Our Use and Disclosure of Your Information

  • We may use the information we collect from you: to provide you with information and services that you request from us; or
  • help us improve our services, for example by acting on the information you provide us; or to deal with any concerns or complaints you raise.

We may disclose your personal information to any of the Tata Companies. If consistent with the purpose for which you provided us with your personal information, we may also share this information with relevant business partners and associates including non-Tata Companies (for example, if you contact us in relation to a community initiative that we run together with another organisation, we may share your information with that organisation).

In the event that we sell or buy any business, shares in a business or assets, we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business, shares in a business or assets.

We may from time to time appoint service providers, for example of IT services, to provide services to us. This may involve disclosing your personal data to them to enable it to be processed for a purpose which is consistent with this privacy policy.

We may be forced to disclose information by the government or other law enforcement agencies or in connection with the investigation of unlawful activities.

Except as explained above, we will not disclose your personal data to any third parties for any other purpose unless we have your consent.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features which are appropriate to the type of personal information you have provided to try to prevent unauthorised access or inadvertent disclosure.

Your Consent
By submitting your personal information, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If you provide us with sensitive information (such as your age)) you expressly consent to our using that information for the purpose given as well as for equal opportunities monitoring.

As the internet is a global environment and the Tata Companies operate globally, the data that we collect from you may be transferred to, processed and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, processing or storing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

External Websites
Our Websites may, from time to time, contain links to external websites. If you follow a link to any external websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to Information
You have the right to access information held about you by us in our capacity as a data controller in the United Kingdom.

In this context, a data controller will be any Tata Company that determines the purposes for which your personal information is collected or used, and that is either (a) established in the United Kingdom or (b) is not established in the United Kingdom or anywhere else in the European Economic Area, but which uses equipment in the United Kingdom to process your personal information.

Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Cookies
Cookies are small data files, applied by the majority of websites, which transfer text-only information to the hard drive of your computer. Given below is a list of cookies used on our Websites and options on disabling the cookies if desired. Please note that our Websites may not operate effectively if cookies used to enhance user experience and navigation on the Websites are disabled.

How we use cookies
We use strictly necessary cookies on our Websites to help them operate effectively. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Websites and use their features, such as enabling the expand and collapse option on certain webpages. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.

What are the cookies we use

Cookie name Purpose

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This is a strictly necessary cookie used to display content in expand / collapse format on pages .

Google Analytics is used on the Websites to track visitor traffic and site performance. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

By using our Websites you accept the use of cookies. You may control the cookies used by our Websites by modifying the settings in your browser - view the help menu to change your cookie preferences. If cookies are disabled, this may mean that you are not able to take full advantage of all the features on our site.

For more detailed information about cookies and how they can be managed and deleted please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Changes to Our Privacy Policy
Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Continued use of the Websites will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Contact
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to info@tata.com. Please also contact us at this address if you would like to update or amend any of your personal information which you have sent us.