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To make the ASCI website site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

A. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

B. How do we use cookies?

Our cookies help us

  • Remember your settings during and between visits (e.g. login information, display preferences)
  • Improve the speed and security of the site
  • Collect visitor statistics via Google Analytics
  • Continuously improve our website

We do not use cookies to

  • Collect any personally identifiable or sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.
  • Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.

Cookie-related information is stored under the domain www.ascionline.in Some cookies expire as soon as you close your web browser, whereas others remain valid for one or two years.

C. How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies at any time, by selecting the appropriate settings in the browser. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Your Rights

ASCI will usually inform you before collecting personal data if it intends to disclose your information to any third party. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by sending an email to the ASCI. You have the right to:

  • see the personal data that ASCI holds about you;
  • requests changes to the personal data ASCI holds about you to ensure that it is accurate and up to date;
  • request the deletion of any personal data that ASCI holds about you where there is no longer a legal ground for ASCI to hold it;
  • object to or request restricting to the processing of your personal data;
  • in some cases, transfer any information ASCI holds about you to a specified third party. This may involve ASCI sending you a file in a usable electronic format containing your personal data for transmission to a third party (right to “data portability”).

If you wish to exercise any of the rights above, please contact us.

Problems or queries

In case of any complaint or concerns about your privacy, ASCI is committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or any problems or complaints about how we have collected, used, stored, handled and/or disclosed your personal information, please contact us via one of the following channels mentioned in our Privacy Policy.

Regulatory Disclosures

This website is not directed at or intended for publication or distribution to any person in any jurisdiction where doing so would result in contravention of any applicable laws or regulations. It is the responsibility of the individual user to consider his or her legal and regulatory position in the relevant jurisdiction, and to ensure that the use of the ASCI website and content does not contravene any such restrictions or applicable laws and regulations of any jurisdiction.

Copyright Notice

Copyright and all other proprietary rights in the content (including but not limited to software, audio, video, text and photographs) vests in ASCI or its licensors. All rights in the content not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Except as otherwise provided, the content published on this website may be reproduced or distributed in unmodified form for personal, non-commercial use only, provided the source is quoted. Any other use of the content, including but not limited to distribution, reproduction, modification, display or transmission without the prior written consent of ASCI is strictly prohibited.


By accessing or using this Site, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ASCI and its directors, officers, employees, agents, providers, representatives and licensors from against all claims, losses, costs and expenses including without limitation lawyer’s fees and cost arising out of any of the following

  1. Any use of or activities in connection with the Site by yourself or anyone using the Site through your Internet protocol or account or network which are wrongful conduct and /or negligent.
  2. Any claims for infringement of intellectual property rights, defamation, libel relating to any Material /Content that you make available /send to the Site, that infringes or violates intellectual property rights.
  3. Any breach or violation of these Terms of Use by you or through any account you create in connection with the Site
  4. Any other matter regarding this Site and your use of it

Governing law and jurisdiction

This Site (excluding third party linked sites) is controlled by ASCI from its offices located in Mumbai, State of Maharashtra, India. All matters relating to the Site, access to, or use of shall be governed by the laws of India applicable therein without reference to conflict. You agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts at Mumbai with respect to such matters. ASCI makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so, on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

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