Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines how the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), National Institute of Design (NID), National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED), and Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) (collectively referred to as “the Institutes,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information. We are committed to respecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal data.

By accessing or using our services, including but not limited to websites, mobile applications, and any other platforms or services provided by the Institutes, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information We may collect the following types of personal information:

  • Contact Information: Name, email address, phone number, and postal address.
  • Demographic Information: Date of birth, gender, nationality, and other relevant demographic data.
  • Educational Information: Information related to your academic background and qualifications.
  • Test-Related Information: Information related to your participation in exams, including test scores and performance data.
  • Payment Information: Information required for processing payments and financial transactions.
  • Communication Preferences: Your preferences for receiving communications from us.
  • Technical Information: Data related to your device, browser, and network, including IP address, device type, and operating system.

Cookies and Similar Technologies We may use cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies to collect data about your online activities on our websites and platforms. These technologies help us enhance your user experience, improve our services, and analyze usage patterns.

How We Use Your Information

We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide our educational and examination services.
  • To communicate with you, including sending important updates and notifications.
  • To process payments and administer financial transactions.
  • To analyze and improve our services, including conducting research and surveys.
  • To comply with legal obligations and regulatory requirements.
  • To protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and that of our users and the public.
  • To prevent and detect fraud, security breaches, or other unlawful activities.

We may share your personal information with:

  • Service Providers: Third-party service providers who assist us in delivering our services, including payment processors and IT service providers.
  • Educational Institutions: Institutions to which you have applied or are seeking admission.
  • Legal Authorities: To comply with legal requirements and respond to government or law enforcement requests.
  • Aggregated Data: We may share aggregated, non-personal information for research, analysis, or statistical purposes.

You have the following privacy choices:

  • Access and Update: You can access and update your personal information by logging into your account on our platforms.
  • Communication Preferences: You can manage your communication preferences and opt out of certain communications.
  • Cookies: You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

Data Security

We use reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission over the internet or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Retention of Data

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.