Privacy Policy

Who we are

India Business Group is the trading name of India Business Consultancy Limited, a company registered in England & Wales under company number 09352038 and whose registered office is Stag Gates House, 63/64 The Avenue, Southampton, Hampshire, England, S017 1XS (referred to as “we”. “our” and “us” in this policy). We organise a number of business and community events, including the annual Indian Awards.

Purpose of this policy

Our Privacy Policy tells you what will happen to any personal data that you provide to us as a result of using this website. The information is written for the benefit of general visitors to the website – if you are a client of ours (or become one) we process a wider range of personal data and deal with a broader range of privacy-related issues. Clients are provided detailed information about this during the engagement process.

Personal Data You Provide

Your privacy is important to us. By providing personal information such as your name and e-mail address via the forms on this website, you agree to us contacting you with regard to the information provided.

Some forms on our website also include a check box asking you for permission to add you to our mailing list. This is an opt-in mailing list and your personal information will be used solely by us (and all such emails include a link for opt-out).

How We Use Your Personal Data

We use the data you provide via this website for a number of purposes, including:

  • Communicate with you, for example; we use contact details such as email address or phone number when responding to enquiries made via online forms;
  • Monitor website trends, for example: we use Google Analytics to help us aggregate traffic so we can monitor how the website is being used;
  • Operate our business more effectively, for example: we seek feedback and use this to help improve our services;
  • Review and judge nominations, invite successful nominees to the awards ceremony and generally promote the winners and their work.
  • Our “Lawful Reasons” For Processing Your Personal Data

    The “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR) is the primary piece of legislation defining your rights over our processing of your personal information. The GDPR requires us to declare which of six “lawful reasons” we are relying on when we are processing your personal data: We operate on the basis of “consent” when you agree that we may use your personal data in a certain way, we operate on the basis of “legitimate interest” when communicating with you in other ways you would reasonably expect (e.g. when responding to your enquiry) and we operate on the basis of “contract” to fulfil our “contractual obligations” to you.

    How Long We Keep Personal Data

    Personal data may be stored by the website for a period of up to 90 days after which time it is removed automatically.

    Transfer of Personal Data

    From time to time we may pass personal data such as your name and email address to other services that we use to send out newsletters and other communications (both electronic and print). However, your personal data will remain in the EU or countries considered by the EU to have equivalent policies such as Jersey, Guernsey, Switzerland, New Zealand and Canada. Companies based in the USA that have certified with the EU-US Privacy Shield programme are also considered to be permitted destinations by the EU (this includes popular US products like Gmail, DropBox and MailChimp).

    Third party websites

    Our website may contain links to and from third party websites, including social media sites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these sites have their own privacy notices and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those notices. You should make your own enquiries before submitting any personal data to those websites.

    Questions or Complaints

    In the first instance we hope you will contact us directly with any questions, comments, requests or complaints (by e-mail addressed to However, legal rights regarding privacy are the remit of the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and you will find more information about how to complain here:

    Our Use of Google Analytics

    We use Google Analytics to monitor how our website is being used so we can make improvements. Our use of Google Analytics requires us to pass to Google your IP address (but no other information) – Google uses this information to prepare site usage reports for us, but Google may also share this information with other Google services. In particular, Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.