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Our Privacy Policy

Effective date - 1 November 2021

  • Introduction

    We, at PK Stonex Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as "Stonex "), are committed to respecting your online privacy and recognize the need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information you share with us. This Privacy Policy ("Policy") describes how Stonex collects, uses, discloses and transfers personal information of users through its websites and applications, including through ("the Platform"). This Policy applies to those who visit the Platform, or whose information Stonex otherwise receives in connection with its services (including but not limited to contact information of individuals associated with Stonex) (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Users"). For the purposes of the Privacy Policy, "You" or "Your" shall mean the person who is accessing the Platform.
  • Types of Personal Information collected by Stonex

    "Personal information" (PI) - means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person including common identifiers such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person and any other information that is so categorized by applicable laws. We collect information about you and/or your usage to provide better services and offerings. The Personal Information that we collect, and how we collect it, depends upon how you interact with us. We collect the following categories of Personal Information in the following ways:
    • name, email address, password, pan number, bank details, country, city, contact number and company/organization that you are associated with, when the you sign up for alerts on the Platform;
    • information that one would usually include in a resume, including name, contact details including e-mail address and mobile number, work experience, educational qualifications, data relating to your current and past remuneration or salary, a copy of your resume, etc. when you register on the Platform;
    • information about the services that you use and how you use them, including log information and location information, when you are a user of the services through the Platform;
    • we may collect your Personal Information such as name, age, contact details, preferences, etc. through surveys and forms, when you choose to participate in these surveys etc.;
    • we may also collect information relating to your caste and information about whether you are eligible for any affirmative action programmes or policies, if you opt to provide such information;
    • when you communicate with Stonex or use the Platform to communicate with other Users (such as partners), we collect information about your communication and any information you choose to provide;
    • when you visit the Platform, we use cookies to automatically collect, store and use technical information about your system and interaction with our Platform;
    • when you use a device to access the Platform, Stonex Hiring may collect technical or other related information from the device as well as the device location;
    • To the extent permitted by law, Stonex Hiring may record and monitor your communications with us to ensure compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations and our internal policies. This may include the recording of telephone conversations;
    • If you choose to sign in with your social media account to access the Platform, or otherwise connect your social media account with the services of the Platform, you consent to our collection, storage, and use, in accordance with this Privacy Policy, of the information that you make available to us through the social media interface. Please see your social media provider's privacy policy and help centre for more information about how they share information when you choose to connect your account.
  • How Stonex Hiring may use your Personal Information

    We will only use your personal data in a fair and reasonable manner, and where we have a lawful reason to do so.

    Our use of your personal data depends on the purpose for which you interact with us. We may process your Personal Information for the following purposes:

    • Providing our services and products to you including to send you job alerts, calendar alerts, relevant search results, recommended jobs and/or candidates (as the case maybe), and other social media communication facilities;
    • Protecting our Users and providing you with customer support;
    • We use information collected from cookies and other technologies, to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services (for more information please refer to paragraph 4 below). When showing you tailored ads, we will not associate an identifier from cookies or similar technologies with sensitive categories, such as those based on race, religion, sexual orientation or health.
    • Improving the Platform and its content to provide better features and services.
    • Conducting market research and surveys with the aim of improving our products and services.
    • Sending you information about our products and services for marketing purposes and promotions;
    • Preventing, detecting, investigating and taking action against crimes (including but not limited to fraud and other financial crimes), any other illegal activities, suspected fraud, or violations of Stonex's Terms of Use in any jurisdiction
    • To the extent required for identity verification, government sanctions screening and due diligence checks.
    • Establishing, exercising or defending legal rights in connection with legal proceedings (including any prospective legal proceedings) and seeking professional or legal advice in relation to such legal proceedings.
    • To authenticate your registration through OTP or otherwise
  • Cookies
    • Cookies are unique identifiers, usually made up of small bits of text or code. Cookies are usually stored on your device or in your web browser and they send certain information back to the party who served the cookie. When we say cookies we are actually referring to a broader range of technologies than just cookies, including web beacons, clear gifs, pixels and other similar technologies. When we say first-party cookies we mean cookies that are served by When we say third party cookies we mean cookies that are served by parties other than
    • We use cookies to ensure that you have the best possible experience while using our Service and the interface. Cookies are used in order to better understand how applications and websites work and to optimize online and mobile experiences. Cookies do this by allowing the party serving the cookie to analyse a website's or mobile app's performance, to identify certain users anonymously and remember their preferences, to better understand whether a computer or device (and probably its user) has visited a website previously and to serve personalised advertisements
    • Consent: By using our Platform, using any services provided through the Platform, or receiving our emails, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this clause as 'Cookies Policy'.
    • Intent: This Privacy Policy sets out how we, and third parties we authorize, use cookies when you interact with our Platform or the services offered via the Platform. Our Privacy Policy explains what we do (and don't do) with the information, including any personal data we may collect about you. Please read them both.
    • Cookies in E-mails: Our emails contain cookies that track whether you open our emails and whether you click any links within them. The cookies used in our emails to monitor these behaviours are unique to each email and are not stored on your computer or mobile device.
    • Cookies and Browser settings: You may be able to avoid certain cookies by configuring your browser settings or opting-out directly with the party that operates and controls the cookie. Please check your browser settings for more information. Kindly note that in case you opt to decline cookies and flush out the cookies from your computer, it will reduce the functionality of our Service.
  • The Basis/ Grounds which we rely on for collection and processing of your Personal Information:

    Your Personal Information is collected and processed by Stonex based on the following legal grounds depending upon the nature of Personal Information and the purposes for which it is processed.
    • Consent:

      Stonex relies on your consent in order to process your Personal Information in certain situations including, but not limited to, as stated above. If Stonex requires your consent to collect and process certain Personal Information, as per the requirements under the applicable data protection laws, your consent is sought at the time of collection of your Personal Information and such processing will only be performed once consent is secured from you.
    • Compliance with a legal obligation: Your Personal Information may be processed by Stonex Hiring, to the extent that such processing is necessary to allow Stonex Hiring to comply with a legal obligation. An example of this would be if Stonex Hiring is required to disclose your Personal Information to respond to a court order or if Stonex is required to retain specific records for a fixed period to comply with requirements under any applicable law.
  • Information Sharing and Disclosure
  • We restrict access to your Personal Information to employees who we believe reasonably need to know/or that information to fulfil their jobs to provide, operate, develop, or improve our products or services.
    Stonex does not disclose, transfer or share your Personal Information with others except with:

    • Other users who would be referring you for the various job postings.
    • Potential recruiters with whom your Personal Information is shared by other users in response to a job post listed by the recruiter on the platform. By registering on the Platform and consenting to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you agree that Stonex Hiring may contact you or forward your resume to potential recruiters;
    • Third parties including enforcement, regulatory and judicial authorities, if we determine that disclosure of your Personal Information is required to a) respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; or b) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Stonex Hiring's Terms of Use or as otherwise required by law;
    • In the event of a merger, acquisition, financing, or sale of assets or any other situation involving the transfer of some or all of Stonex's business assets we may disclose Personal Information to those involved in the negotiation or transfer.
    • Third party service providers and marketing partners that Stonex engages to a) provide services over the Platform on Stonex's behalf; b) maintain the Platform and mailing lists; or c) communicate with you on Stonex's behalf about offers relating to its products and/or services. While Stonex Hiring will take all reasonable steps possible to ensure that these third-party service providers are obligated to protect your Personal Information and are also subject to appropriate confidentiality / non-disclosure obligations, you agree that Stonex will not be held responsible for any breaches/ unauthorised disclosures done by any third-party service providers in this regard. Stonex will aide and provide you all support including provide all necessary information and disclosures in the event of such an unforeseeable breach by the third party provided Stonex Hiring is kept indemnified at all times.
    • Third party advertisers to display advertisements to you when you visit the Platform. The third-party advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies). These companies may use information about you and your visits to this Platform and other web sites to provide advertisements on this Platform.

    The Company does not provide any Personal Information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted advertisement. However, if you interact with or view an advertisement, the advertiser may make certain assumptions and, in the process, learn certain Personal Information about you. For instance, if you view and click an advertisement that is targeted towards women in the age group 18-24 from a specific geographic area, the advertiser may assume that you meet the relevant criteria.

    Stonex does not intend to transfer Personal Information without your consent to third parties who are not bound to act on Stonex 's behalf unless such transfer is mandated by the operation of applicable laws.

  • Third Party Content:

    Please be aware that the Platform sometimes contains links to other sites that are not governed by this Privacy Policy. Users may be directed to third-party sites for more information, such as advertisers, blogs, content sponsorships, vendor services, social networks, etc.

    Stonex makes no representations or warranties regarding how your information is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend that you review the applicable privacy statements and policies of each third-party site linked from the Platform to determine their use of your personal information.
  • Children

    To use the Platform, you agree that you must be the minimum age (described in this paragraph below) or older.

    The minimum age for these purposes shall be eighteen (18), however if local laws require that you must be older for Stonex to be able to lawfully provide the services over the Platform to you then that older age shall apply as the applicable minimum age.

    If you are under the age of 18 or the age of majority in your jurisdiction, you must use the Platform under the supervision of your parent, legal guardian or responsible adult
  • Retention of Personal Information

    Your Personal Information will not be retained by Stonex any longer than it is necessary for the purposes for which the Personal Information is processed and/or in accordance with legal, regulatory, contractual or statutory obligations as applicable.

    At the expiry of such periods, your Personal Information will be deleted or archived in compliance with applicable laws
  • Controlling your personal information

    You have the right to invoke your rights which are available to data principals or data subjects (as per applicable laws and regulations) in relation to your Personal Information which is being processed by Stonex.

    Stonex provides you the ability to keep your Personal Information accurate and up-to-date. If at any time you would like to a) rectify, update or correct your Personal Information; b) obtain confirmation on whether or not your Personal Information is processed by it; c) access your Personal Information or exercise your right to data portability; or d) exercise your right to restrict the continuing disclosure of your Personal Information to any third party by Stonex in certain circumstances, you are requested to contact us using the contact details mentions in paragraph 15 below. We will require you to provide a valid proof of your identity, in order to ensure that your rights are respected.

    For the exercise of certain rights, you may be required to approach the relevant authority / designated officer as per the provisions of the applicable data protection laws/ Stonex may in accordance with the provisions of applicable data protection laws, charge a fee for fulfilling your request, in particular in case of excessive or manifestly unfounded request. Further you acknowledge that the abovementioned rights are not absolute and are subject to limitations as per the applicable data protection laws.
  • Confidentiality and Security
    • The security and confidentiality of your Personal Information is important to us and Stonex has invested significant resources to protect the safekeeping and confidentiality of your personal data. When using external service providers acting as processors, we require that they adhere to the same standards as Stonex does. Regardless of where your Personal Information is transferred or stored, we take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that personal data is kept secure.
    • We seek to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and Rules made there under to ensure the protection and preservation of your privacy. We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with the laws prevalent in India to protect your Personal Information,. By accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy, you agree that the standards and practices being implemented by us, are reasonable and sufficient for the protection of your Personal Information.
  • Social media

    Stonex operates channels, pages and accounts on some social media sites to inform, assist and engage with customers. Stonex monitors and records comments and posts made on these channels about itself in order to improve its products and services.

    Please note that you must not communicate the following information to Stonex through such social media sites:

    - sensitive personal data including (i) special categories of personal data meaning any information revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person's sex life or sexual orientation and (ii) other sensitive personal data such as criminal convictions and offences and national identification number ;

    - Excessive, inappropriate, offensive or defamatory content. Stonex is not responsible for any information posted on those sites other than the information posted by its employees on its behalf. Stonex is only responsible for its own use of the Personal Information received through such sites.

  • Changes to this Privacy Policy

    Stonex reserves the right to update, change or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. The Privacy Policy shall come to effect from the date of publication of such update, change or modification.
  • Disclaimer

    Stonex does not store any account related information or any credit / debit card details. Stonex shall not be liable for any loss or damage sustained by Users as a result of any disclosure (inadvertent or otherwise) of any information concerning the User's account, credit cards or debit cards in the course of any online transactions or payments made for any products and/or services offered through the Platform.

    In case any Personal Information is shared by you with Stonex, which is not requested by Stonex during registration, (whether mandatorily or optionally), Stonex will not be liable for any information security breach or disclosure in relation to such information.
  • Contact us

    If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy or about our privacy practices, please contact us by email at We will make all efforts to ensure that any requests, concerns, questions and grievances you may have are resolved quickly and promptly.

  • Modifications In Privacy Policy

    We will routinely update this Privacy Policy to improve our practices and to reflect new or different privacy practices, such as when we add new services, functionality or features. You can determine when this version of the Privacy Policy was adopted by referring to the "Effective Date" above.