Privacy Policy

Respecting Your Privacy

Our respect for our employee’s right to security of their personal information is paramount. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Policy") which provides you with information about the kind of personal information which we may collect from you, how we handle such information and the rights which you have to control our use of your personal data. Your personal data collected by us shall be used by us strictly in accordance with applicable Indian Laws.

This Policy sets out:

  • Our practices and policies on the management of personal information of our employees collected by us;

  • Type of personal or sensitive personal data or information collected;

  • The purpose of collection of personal information, the manner of collection, storage, use of and disclosure of such personal information; and

  • Security practices and procedures adopted by us to protect your personal information collected by us.

We request you to read this Policy carefully before sharing personal information with us. By visiting the site, we assume your acceptance to the practices described in this Policy and if you have any questions please contact us at  tas@tata.com

Section 2 - What personal information do we collect and store.
We shall collect your personal information if it is reasonable and necessary to do so, subject to this Policy and applicable Indian law.
We collect information in the following ways:

  • Information you give us. For example, when you upload any information about yourself like your name, email address, house/office address and telephone number in order to apply for appraisal in Tata companies. You also provide certain information when you create or update your profile on www.tas-tata.com. Some of this information is visible to other www.tas-tata.com¬†subscribers.

  • Information we get from your use of www.tas-tata.com. This information includes, passwords, device information, location information, Cookies and anonymous identifiers.

  • Information from Other Sources: We may also collect personal information about you from other third parties, such as third party service providers, whose websites you access through www.tas-tata.com and with whom you share any information.

We may also gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. For example, this information may include Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or other device identifiers, browser information, cookies Internet Service Provider (ISP), operating system, location, date/time stamp and clickstream data.


We take reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, disclosure or alteration. To know more about the security measures adopted by us to protect your personal information, please see Section 6 of this Policy.


Section 3 - Access to your personal information.


If you need to update your personal information in our records (e.g. if you change your address), please provide the updated details at the relevant place as stated above, to enable us to make the change. You may be requested to provide some verification before the information is recorded.


We shall not be responsible for the authenticity of any personal information supplied to us by you.


Section 4 - Purpose of collecting personal information and how is personal information used.


Your information shall primarily be used to identify you as a user of www.tas-tata.com , and will be used for the limited purpose of maintaining and building the database of users and communicating to them news and information on Tata companies. During scheduled chats and message board comments, employee contact information may be used for verifications at various stages of use.


In case we wish to use personal information provided by you for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Policy, we shall update or modify this Policy and publish the updated Policy on our website.


Section 5 - How we share your information.


www.tas-tata.com also serves as an intranet for TAS and is accessible by all the TAS managers of the Tata companies everywhere. You may be accessing an external link while navigating through this site. This external link belongs to a Tata company party service provider. We may share personal information with other Tata companies, and also with other third parties, subject to the following terms:


  • Employee consent: We will share your personal information with other Tata companies, and also with other third parties only with your consent. You can indicate your consent by using the website and any services through the website.

  • Same level of data protection: We shall share your personal information only with such companies, organisations and individuals that ensure the same level of data protection that is set out under this policy and as required by applicable Indian laws.


Subject to the terms mentioned above, we would share your personal information with a third party for following reasons and under the following circumstances:


  • For external processing: Provide your personal information to our affiliates or other trusted business associates or technology partners to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and applicable laws.

  • Third-Party Service Providers: We employ other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf. They have access to your personal information needed to perform their functions, but shall not use it for other purposes or disclose it further.

  • For legal reasons: We will share your personal information if the same is necessary to:

    • meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.

    • enforce applicable terms of service, including investigation of potential violations.

    • detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.

    • protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of us, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.


    Please note that we can share your personal information, without your consent, with Government agencies upon receiving a written request from any Government agency for such information.


Section 6 - Information security.


We strive to protect ourselves and our users from unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:


  • We encrypt our data using RSA encryption.

  • We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorised access to systems.

  • We restrict access to personal information to our employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.


  • We also take measures to disable personal information when it is no longer required by us.


Section 7 - Grievance Cell.


If you have any concerns regarding:


  • discrepancies between the personal information provided by you and the information reflected in our records and the same have not been corrected and/or updated after you have provided updated information along with any verification required; or

  • in respect of processing of your personal information; then you may contact tas@tata.com


  • Your concern shall be addressed in a time-bound manner.


Section 8 - Use of Cookies.


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


We use 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. We also use certain cookies which automatically collect information sent by your browser. You cannot be identified from this information. Cookies also make your interactions with us more secure and faster.


We use both first-party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies issued from the Tata domain and are used to identify generally language and location preferences. The third-party cookies are managed by other parties, such as service providers. These cookies are commonly used to compile long-term records of browsing history.


The site may use cookies or web beacons to store personal information, only for the purpose of updating user preferences and to ensure fast loading of pages. Also hit counters and metres maybe used for statistical information and web reports.


Section 9 - Changes.


Our Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Policy without your explicit consent. We will post any changes or update to this Policy on this webpage and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice.


Section 10- When this Policy applies.


The Policy applies to all the services offered by www.tas-tata.com