Affordmed | Privacy-Policy

Privacy Policy

We, at Afford Medical Technologies Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as "Afford Medical" or “Afford Medical Technologies” or "Affordmed" or "Affordmedtech" or "Us" or "We" or "Our"), understand and appreciate the concerns that visitors to our website may have and to that end, are committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors. Towards this, we have adopted a privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy" or "Policy") that governs how the information provided by you on the website is used, collected, disclosed, updated and protected. We urge you to read our Privacy Policy carefully before using the website.

The Privacy Policy meets and complies with the extant laws of India. Visitors from other countries may be advised that the laws and regulations in India in relation to privacy may differ from that of other countries. All information that may be provided by you will be used in accordance with the laws and regulations having the force of law in India.

This document is an electronic record in terms of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (the “IT Act”) and the rules made thereunder as applicable and amended, pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the IT Act. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signature. This document is published in accordance with the provisions of Rule 3(1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 that require publishing the rules and regulations, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use  for access or usage of The words and expressions used in this Policy but not defined herein will have the meaning assigned to them under the IT Act.

We may collect information from you through your use of our website, when you request information from us or engage our services or transact/trade with us.

Websites covered by this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy only covers the Affordmed website and does not extend to any other website, even if links to such third party websites may have been provided on any part of this website. We would like to draw your notice to the fact that if you click on any link provided in any content hosted on our website, you may be leaving the website and visiting another website to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. We shall not be bound to expressly intimate this to you, though in most instances, but not always, such an action may result in a new browser window opening. This Privacy Policy constitutes sufficient, reasonable and adequate caution and advice and Afford Medical is in no manner responsible for the actions undertaken by you outside of this website.

Therefore, you would be advised to first verify the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) or the hypertext transfer protocol (http) or the hypertext transfer protocol secure (https) address displayed in the address bar of your web browser to confirm and satisfy yourself whether or not you are still accessing the Affordmed website (, prior to providing any information. If you have left the Affordmed website or have been redirected by a link on any page on the Affordmed website to any third party website, this Privacy Policy shall not apply to such non-Affordmed (and/or) third party websites. You should apprise yourself of the privacy policy of such websites as they may differ substantially from the terms of this Policy.

Information collected on the Affordmed Website

We collect contact information such as email address, contact phone number, etc. via the contact us form where you voluntarily provide such information to us. We also collect information such as contact details, education, previous employment history, skill proficiency, and the like when you submit a job application for employment opportunities at Affordmed. In some circumstances, we collect personal data about you from a third party source, including, personal data from your organisation, other organisations with whom you have dealings, inter alia, government agencies, credit reporting agencies, information or service providers or from publicly available records. Any data collected offline or via e-mail communications between You and Us shall be beyond the scope of this privacy policy. In addition, we may collect information automatically such as date & time of access, device information, electronic data (http headers, IP address, cookies, web beacons/pixel tags, browser information, information about your hardware and software, wi-fi network data), (geo)location information, etc.

We may use your Personal Information for the following purposes only ("Permitted Purposes"):

  • to verify whether you are entitled to access and use the Website and the services made available through the Website.
  • to enable us to enhance your experience of the Website.
  • to provide any services or things that you may have requested as instructed or requested by you or your organisation;
  • to manage and administer your or your organisation's business relationship with Affordmed, including processing payments, accounting, auditing, billing and collection and support services;
  • to comply with our legal obligations, compliance screening or recording obligations (including obligations under antitrust laws, export laws, trade sanction and embargo laws and for anti-money laundering, financial and credit check and fraud and crime prevention and detection purposes), which may include automated checks of your contact data or other information you provide about your identity against applicable sanctioned-party lists, defaulter lists, etc. and may contact you to confirm your identity in case of a potential match or recording interaction with you which may be relevant for compliance purposes;
  • to analyse and improve our services and communications with you including any ads through which you may accessed this website;
  • to protect the security of and manage access to our premises, information technology and communication systems, online platforms, websites and other systems and to prevent and detect security threats, fraud or other criminal or malicious activities;
  • for insurance purposes;
  • to monitor and assess compliance with our policies and standards;
  • to identify persons authorised to trade on behalf of our clients, customers, suppliers and/or service providers;
  • to comply with our legal and regulatory orders, obligations and requests anywhere in the world, including reporting to and/or being audited by national and international regulatory bodies;
  • to enable vendors and service providers to provide various services subscribed to by you including contact information verification, payment processing, customer service, website hosting, data analysis, infrastructure provision, information technology services, and other similar services, Affordmed may disclose your Personal Information to its affiliates, group companies, consultants, vendors and contractors under confidentiality restrictions;
  • to comply with court orders and exercise and/or defend Affordmed's legal rights; and
  • for any purpose related and/or ancillary to any of the above or any other purpose for which your Personal Information was provided to us.

Where you have expressly given us your consent, we may process your Personal Information also for the following purposes:

  • communicating with you through the channels you have approved to keep you up to date on the latest developments, announcements, and other information about Affordmed services, job opportunities, products and technologies (including newsletters and other information) as well as Affordmed events, products and projects;
  • informing you of customer surveys, marketing campaigns, market analysis, sweepstakes, contests or other promotional activities or events; or
  • collecting information about your preferences to create a user profile to personalise and foster the quality of our communication and interaction with you (for example, by way of newsletter tracking or website analytics).
  • With regard to marketing related communication, we will, where legally required, only provide you with such information after you have opted in and provide you the opportunity to opt out anytime if you do not want to receive further marketing related communication from us. We will not use your Personal Information for taking any automated decisions affecting you or creating profiles other than as described above.

We may process your personal data, depending on the Permitted Purpose we use your personal data for, on one or more of the following legal grounds:

  • to perform and carry our client instructions since processing is necessary for the performance of client instructions or other contract with you or your organisation;
  • to comply with our legal obligations; or
  • to carry out relevant recruitment processes in connection with your job application
  • for the purposes of our legitimate interest or those of any third party recipients that receive your personal data, provided that such interests are not overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms.
  • In addition, the processing may be based on your consent where you have expressly given that to us.

In the following circumstances:

  • we may share your Personal Information between the other group companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures, related parties on a confidential basis where required for the purpose of providing products or services and for administrative, billing and other business purposes;
  • If we have collected your Personal Information in the course of providing services to any of our clients, we may disclose it to that client, and where permitted by law to others for the purpose of providing those services;
  • we may disclose your contact details on a confidential basis to third parties for the purposes of collecting your feedback on the firm’s service provision, to help us measure our performance and to improve and promote our services;
  • we may share your Personal Information with companies providing services for money laundering checks, credit risk reduction and other fraud and crime prevention purposes and companies providing similar services, including financial institutions, credit reference agencies and regulatory bodies with whom such Personal Information is shared;
  • we may share your Personal Information with any third party to whom we assign or novate any of our rights or obligations;
  • we may share your Personal Information with courts, law enforcement authorities, regulators or attorneys or other parties where it is reasonably necessary for Affordmed to exercise or defend a legal or equitable claim, or for the purposes of a confidential alternative dispute resolution process;
  • we may also instruct service providers within or outside Affordmed, domestically or abroad, to process personal data for Permitted Purposes on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions only. Affordmed will retain control over and will remain fully responsible for your Personal Information and will use appropriate safeguards as required by applicable law to ensure the integrity and security of your Personal Information when engaging such service providers; and
  • we may also use aggregated personal data and statistics for the purpose of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop our Website and our services.
  • Otherwise, we will only disclose your Personal Information when you direct us or give us permission, when we are required by applicable law or regulations or judicial or official request to do so, or as required to investigate actual or suspected fraudulent or criminal activities.
  • If you provide Personal Information to us about someone else (such as one of your directors or employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, contractors or someone with whom you have business dealings) you must ensure that you are entitled to disclose that Personal Information to us and that, without our taking any further steps, we may collect, use and disclose that Personal Information as described in this Policy. In particular, you must ensure the individual concerned is aware of the various matters detailed in this Policy, as those matters relate to that individual, including our identity, how to contact us, our purposes of collection, our personal data disclosure practices (including disclosure to overseas recipients), the individual's right to obtain access to the Personal Information and make complaints about the handling of the Personal Information, and the consequences if the Personal Information is not provided (such as our inability to provide services).
  • we will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to keep your Personal Information confidential and secure in accordance with our internal procedures covering the storage, disclosure of and access to Personal Information. Personal Information may be kept on our personal data technology systems, those of our contractors or in paper files or in physical form.
  • we may store, collect, process and use your Personal Information in countries other than the Republic of India but under full compliance with applicable laws. Affordmed may enter into an agreement with third parties (in or outside of India) to store, collect, process your Personal Information and Sensitive Personal Information under full compliance with applicable laws.


Affordmed uses encryption, for the transmission of visitor registration and transaction requests and information. Affordmed uses reasonable security measures, at the minimum those mandated under the IT Act and read with Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules 2011, to safeguard and protect your Personal Information and Sensitive Personal Information. When the information provided by a visitor is not transmitted through these encryption procedures, the visitor's computer system (if configured accordingly) will display an appropriate message. While the website may still be served via http, we suggest all visitors to access the website via https instead.

However, the internet is an open system and Affordmed makes no assurance that the personal information which may be provided by a visitor will not be intercepted or accessed by others and decrypted. We shall not be liable or responsible should any confidential or other information provided by or pertaining to the visitor (including names, IDs, place of work, etc.) be intercepted and subsequently used by an unintended recipient, despite the security systems implemented.

Information that you send to us in electronic form may not be secure and, unless you are already a client, will not be treated as privileged or confidential.

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information

You may submit your details on the contact us form to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We shall not be responsible for the authenticity of the personal information or sensitive personal data or information supplied by the user. It is not guaranteed that the information submitted by you is retained or archived by us. In such events, we may not be able to fulfil your request for access, correction or deletion of such information.

Cookies Policy

Cookies enable us to store information about your preferences and we use them to improve the functionality of our website and your experience when using it.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. When you visit our site, strictly necessary cookies will be placed on your device. You can change the cookie settings that will be placed when you visit our website by changing the settings on your browser.

First and third-party cookies

Whether a cookie is 'first' or 'third' party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time. Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.

Persistent cookies

These cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies

These cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Changing your cookie settings

You can also block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Certain or all parts of the websites may be rendered inaccessible or may not function as intended if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies)

Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details. The links provided hereunder were functional and relevant as on the date of publication of this policy. Affordmed cannot guarantee that these links are relevant, safe, secure at the time of your access. Please exercise caution before accessing these links.

Amendments to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time and such amendments shall be effective from the date on which it is posted on our website. We reserve the right to amend this Policy without the consent or concurrence of any third party visitor.


By providing information on this website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such information in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to the disclosure of such information to third parties in accordance with the terms hereof.