Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs the manner in which Defence Next collects, uses, maintains, discloses information obtained from all users of its website, products and services, and at events.

Information Collected

Defence Next collects different types of information from its users, both personal and non-personal. The website, products, and services may also use cookies and other technologies.

Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact a single person such as name, date of birth, designation, employer/company name, home/ work mailing addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, social media identities, contact preferences, and credit/debit card information for paid products, services, content and events.

Non-personal information is data that does not, on its own, permit direct association with any specific individual. Non-personal information is data such as industry/sector, occupation, language, zip code, area code, unique device identifier, referrer URL, location, and time zone.

Information collected through cookies and other technologies are treated as non-personal information; except to the extent that Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local laws at locations where we operate from, we also treat these identifiers as personal information.

We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose as allowed under local laws at locations we operate from. If we do combine non-personal information with personal information, the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.

Personal and non-personal information, cookies and other technologies help us better understand user behavior, tell us which parts of our websites people have visited, and facilitate and measure the effectiveness of advertisements and web searches.

Means of Information Collection 

Defence Next collects information, as per this Privacy Policy, from the users when they sign up/subscribe for accessing websites; use and download its contents, products and services, present and future, such as an e-newsletter and/or an e-magazine; sign up to join an event or programme organised by us and our affiliates and associates, and participate in a survey, but not limited to these products, services, events and surveys.

Information is also collected when you share your content from the websites, products or services with family and friends using your login account; send gift subscription to friends and family to our products and services; or invite others to participate in our events or survey, we may collect the information you provide about those people such as name, mailing addresses, email addresses, social media identities and phone numbers. Defence Next will use such information to fulfill your requests, delivery the products and services, and for anti-fraud purposes.

We may also ask for a government/company issued identity cards’ digital version to be uploaded. All of this information are used for verification purposes, to meet government and banking regulations; and for anti-fraud purposes. If you don’t want to be on our mailing list, you can opt out anytime by updating your preferences. With your explicit consent, we may collect data about how you use your device and applications in order to help our app developers improve our apps.

Defence Next may use the collected information to provide or improve user experience in products, services, content and advertising in accordance with this Privacy Policy; to contact the users for all matters relating to their subscriptions, or for any other purposes as deemed fit. Defence Next, its affiliates and associates may share this personal information you provide with each other and use it consistently with this Privacy Policy.

Users are required to provide personal information that is requested from them to help Defence Next, its affiliates and associates help the users get what they are looking for from the products, services, content and advertising. But, if the user chooses not to share their personal information, in many cases Defence Next may not be able to provide you with its products, services, content and advertising that is relevant and useful to the specific user.

Disclosure to Third Parties

At times, Defence Next may make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with us to provide/deliver products, services, events and surveys. Defence Next shares personal information with service providers such as email marketing/newsletter delivery companies, who provide services such as information processing, extending credit, fulfilling customer orders, delivering products to you, managing and enhancing customer data, providing customer service, assessing your interest in our products and services, and conducting customer research or satisfaction surveys. These companies are obligated to protect your information and may be located wherever Defence Next operates from.

It may be necessary – by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence – for Defence Next to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.

We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third party.

Information Access Control

Your privacy is sacred to Defence Next and we will guard it diligently. We take the security of your personal information very seriously. We do not sell, trade, or rent our users’ personal information to others. No personal information that you share with Defence Next will be visible or be accessible to unauthorised third parties. Employees, Associates and Affiliates. Authorised third parties will be clearly made to understand the Privacy Policy and trained to protect your information from falling into the hands of unauthorised persons/institutions.

Acceptance of Terms

Defence Next may update its Private Policy from time-to-time without prior personal notice, but will notify its users and subscribers by posting it and notifying about the change on this page on its website.

By using Defence Next website, products and services, users signify their acceptance of our privacy policy and implicitly express agreement to collection of personal and non-personal information and to the Privacy Policy as a whole. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website, products and services. Your continued use of Defence Next, even after changes are notified here, will be deemed your acceptance of those changes in the Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or concerns about Defence Next’s Privacy Policy or data processing or if you would like to point out about a possible breach of local privacy laws, please contact us by email anytime.

Defence Next is a proprietary product, service and trademark of IndoStrat Enterprises, India.