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(last updated on June 19, 2020)Privacy Policy

Welcome to '' (including all subdomains, the "Site"), the website of "Ken42 Presents 'The StartNXT Ideathon' (the "StartNXT Ideathon"), Powered by Turbostart", which is operated by Ken42 EdTech Private Limited and its affiliates (collectively, "Ken42" or "we" or "us" or "our"). The Site provides, among other things, information about our people, organization, partners, products offered, forums for discussions, and profiles of founders and institutions/ universities who have subscribed/ applied to the StartNXT Ideathon. This Privacy Policy sets forth Ken42's policy with respect to personally identifiable data ("Personal Data") and certain other information that is collected from users of the Site. Your trust is invaluable to us and safeguarding the information gathered is of priority and vital importance to us.

This Privacy Policy governs the use of the Site, mobile application and its products and services. All aspects in this Privacy Policy are in coherence with the Information Technology Act, 2000 ("IT Act") and the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011 ("IT Rules").

Information We Collect:

When you use the Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below.

Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site: We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries, register an account with us or apply to the StartNXT Ideathon.

By voluntarily providing us with Personal Data, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data to us, you acknowledge and agree that such Personal Data may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of Ken42 and such authorized third parties as per applicable law.

Ken42 will, at all times, provide the option to you, not to provide the Personal Data, which it seeks from you. Further, you can, at any time/ at any stage of application to the StartNXT Ideathon or browsing the website, have an option to withdraw your consent given to us earlier to use such information. Withdrawal of the consent by you is required to be intimated to us via an email provided in this Policy below. In any such event, Ken42 fully reserves the right to withdraw further usage of the product or provide any further products thereunder to you.

Other Information:

Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with Ken42 through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. Ken42 may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Ken42 affiliates, agents or service providers. We may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the characteristics of institution/ universities/ students/ applicants who have applied to the StartNXT Ideathon, and we may publish or otherwise disclose such aggregated information.

Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Site, Ken42 may conduct research on the characteristics of such users, including but not limited to user demographics, interests and behaviour based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analysed on an aggregate basis, and Ken42 may publish or otherwise disclose such aggregated information. This aggregate information does not identify you personally.

Analytics and Tracking Technologies: We may allow third party service providers to, use cookies or similar technologies to collect information about your browsing activities over time and across different websites following your use of the Site. For example, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use the Site and enhance your experience when you use the Site. For more information on how Google uses this data, go to

On most web browsers, you will find a "help" section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Site's features.

Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:

Ken42 uses the Personal Data you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided or for other Ken42 and/or StartNXT Ideathon related purposes. For instance (but without limitation):

Ken42 may retain Personal Data while your registration is active or as may be decided from time to time, subject to legal and business requirements.

Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information

In addition to the disclosures described above, there are certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:

Your Profile

Please note that information such as your username, age of the account, log, and any information included in the "About" field in your profile (including stories, favourites, comments associated with your username and any information you include in that field) will be viewable by the public in your publicly accessible profile page, if any. Please note that we have no obligation to delete any of the stories, favourites or comments listed in your profile or otherwise remove their association with your profile or username. It is to be noted that all profile creation may be redirected to authorised third parties, in conjunction with the objective to be achieved vide Ken42.

Your Choices

You can visit the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain components of the Site.

Children's Privacy

The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at persons less than 15 (fifteen) years of age. Ken42 does not knowingly permit any person who is under 15 (fifteen) years of age to register with the services or to provide any other personally identifying information, without the prior consent of the legal guardian/ parents. In the event that such any such information, as disclosed or collected under this Site, for all purposes shall be considered on an as is basis, as if such information is provided by the consent of the legal guardian/ parents. If Ken42 becomes aware that any personally identifiable information of persons less than 15 (fifteen) years of age has been collected on the Site without verified parental consent, then Ken42 will take the appropriate steps to delete any such information and notify the legal guardian/ parent. However, we consider it the responsibility of legal guardian/ parents to monitor their children's use of our services, primary or ancillary arising vide the Site. Nevertheless, it is our policy not to collect and process any personal information from children below 15 years of age or offer to send any promotional materials to persons in that category, without the prior approval of the legal guardian/ parents. Ken42 does not seek or intend to seek or receive any personal information from children. Should a legal guardian/ parent have reasons to believe that a minor has provided Ken42 with personal information without their prior consent, they shall contact the support team to ensure that the personal information is removed from the Site.


This Privacy Policy does not apply to any ancillary Personal Data collected by Ken42 other than the specific Personal Data collected to enable you use all the components of the Site. In addition, this Privacy Policy shall not apply to any information that we do not directly solicit from you that you provide to Ken42 through the Site or through any other means. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Site (such as comments or information posted in discussion forums), information provided to Ken42 or any Ken42 personnel or members by email or through the Contact page on the Site, the information provided through social media platforms, information that you otherwise provide in connection with the Site outside of our application process or user profile creation process, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, "Unsolicited Information"). All Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Ken42 shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.


Ken42 takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from the Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Ken42 via the Internet.

Other Terms and Conditions

Your access to and use of the Site is subject to the Terms of Use. In addition, certain components of the Site (e.g., applications to the StartNXT Ideathon) may have additional sub-policies that apply to such components of the Site, and we will provide such sub-policies within the user interface for such components, as and when applicable.

Changes to StartNXT Ideathon's Privacy Policy

The Site and our operations may change from time to time. As a result, at times it may be necessary for Ken42 to make changes to this Privacy Policy. Ken42 reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Data. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the Site after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.

Access to Information and Contacting Ken42

To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via the Site.

Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions about Ken42's Privacy Policy or the information practices of the Site.

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