This document (Privacy and Cookies Policy) is an electronic record in accordance with the applicable definition(s) of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules thereunder and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000.

This document is published in accordance with the provisions of Rule 3 (1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries guidelines) Rules, 2011 which require publishing the rules and regulations, privacy policy and Terms of Use for access or usage of website.

The domain name (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) is owned by Anode Governance Lab (hereinafter referred to as “Anode”/ “We” Us ), a governance and management consulting organisation registered under the Karnataka Shops and Commercial Establishments Act,1961, with its registered office address at No. 514, Raindrops Apartments, 10-½ Haralur Road, Off Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560102.

Please read this Privacy and Cookies Policy carefully before using this Website owned and operated by Anode.

“You”, or “User”, “Your ”shall mean or refer to any person, natural or legal, who visits or uses the Website.

Anode does require or solicit any sensitive personal information or data from you, including your health related information, medical records, sexual orientation, gender identity, amongst others (“personal data”). If you choose to register to access some aspects of our Website, we may, however, require your name and email address. You may choose to not disclose this information. However, if you choose to disclose any such information, please be assured that we have adopted all reasonable measures to ensure the safety of the data. You understand and agree that information you voluntarily disclose will be handled in accordance with our ‘Privacy and Cookies Policy’.

Privacy Policy:

  • Collection of Information: We will only collect the information you chose to provide directly and voluntarily to us, and the type of information we may collect should you consent to such aforesaid disclosure, is personal information such as your user name, password, email id, full name.

  • Purpose of use: Your personal data, if voluntarily disclosed by you, will only be used to provide you with information or access to platforms, including but not limited to the organisation mapping tool, relevant to the specific purpose you chose to disclose data.

  • Recipients of information: Your personal data, if voluntarily disclosed by you, will only be accessed by a person specifically authorised by us, who will be under an obligation to keep the information confidential - this would include keeping such information confidential from our non-authorised internal employees and the non-authorised employees of our partners.

  • Third Party Disclosure: We will not disclose your personal data to a third party, without your consent. Please be advised though, that in case of legally mandated disclosure we will have to comply with the mandatory disclosure requirements of any law for the time being in force. Further, you understand and agree that in cases of legally mandated disclosure we are not obligated or required to take your consent or intimate you of such disclosure.

  • The Website may contain links to third party websites. Please be advised that third party websites, accessible to you through our Website, will have their own privacy and cookies policy, and you must acquaint yourself with the cookies and privacy policies of these third parties. Anode is not responsible for the privacy practices of any such linked site or any link(s) contained in the linked site.

  • Name and E-mail Address of organisation collecting and/or retaining information: Anode Governance Lab:

  • You may review your personal data held by us and ask for it to be corrected at any point in your use of the Website. At any time after you have disclosed your personal data, you may withdraw consent for having it stored, at which time we will remove the information from its records, including its servers and any copies made of such information, and intimate you of such removal. For either of these requests you can write to us at

  • You may refuse to give your personal data and if you do so you understand that in such a case, we cannot provide you access to our organisation mapping tool and possibly other services.

  • Grievance Officer: Any grievance with regard to the Privacy and Cookies Policy may be addressed to

  • Security: We had adopted the use of security measures to protect your personal data:
    - The Client to Server communication is SSL compliant, using secure HTTP
    - Passwords are hashed on the front end
    - Hosting of our servers on Bluehost VPS Server

  • Cookies: Cookies are simple text files with small pieces of data that a web server sends to your web browser, and which are downloaded and stored onto your computer or mobile device through which you access our website. Each cookie contains some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, website’s domain name, etc. The kind of cookies we use are essential cookies, which means cookies that are necessary for ensuring you have the best possible experience when accessing, navigating and using our website and its features. Our cookies do not retrieve or store any personal information that may be held on your device, except the information provided by you, and the anonymous information as aforesaid, and utilise the same only to the extent necessary to ensure better usability of the website for you. You can delete cookies from your device by going into your browser settings. However, deleting cookies may negatively affect your experience and usability of the website. If you have any questions regarding the cookies used by us, you may contact us at

  • International Users : We maintain information in the Republic of India, according to the laws and regulations of India, which may not provide the same level of protection as the laws in your jurisdiction. By using the Website and disclosing your information to Us, you understand and agree that your information may be transferred to and stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. Further, to the extent you are a resident of a country other than India, you understand and consent to the transfer of such data to India for processing by us in accordance with this Privacy and Cookies Policy.

  • Changes to the Privacy and Cookies Policy: We may revise, amend, and/or update this Privacy and Cookies Policy from time to time, and so we urge you to review it periodically to ensure that you agree with any such changes that we make. We are not obligated to inform you of any important amendments. It is your responsibility to check the Privacy and Cookies Policy regularly to ensure that you agree with it and your continued use of the Website will be deemed to be your acceptance of any changes that we make to the Privacy and Cookies Policy.