Privacy Policy

Account Information and Service Access:

The CODESHASTRA service is not available to persons under the age of thirteen (13) or to any Users or Candidates suspended or removed from the CODESHASTRA service by CODESHASTRA. By using the CODESHASTRA service, you represent and warrant that you are at least thirteen (13) years of age and that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of India or other applicable jurisdiction.

CODESHASTRA reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel, any account or access to the CODESHASTRA services by any User or Candidate in its reasonable discretion, at any time.

CODESHASTRA accounts will be accessed through a User ID and password that you will create (your “Credentials”). Your Credentials are solely for your use and must not be shared with other Users. All Users need to have their own account, User ID and Credentials. You agree that your Credentials and information you provide upon registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current, and complete (including your name and company name). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password, and for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify CODESHASTRA of any unauthorized use of your account, password, Credentials, or any other breach of security. You agree that CODESHASTRA will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to provide us with accurate information or to keep your password secure.

Candidates shall access the Interview services when a User invites an individual, via email, to take a technical programming test (“Challenge”). The Candidate will be provided login credentials to access Challenge. Following completion of the Challenge the Candidate’s access to the CODESHASTRA services shall terminate.

By participating in any CODESHASTRA promotional event or giving assent to any activity that requires an account on CODESHASTRA, your account will be automatically created.

Except as expressly permitted by CODESHASTRA, you agree that the CODESHASTRA services are to be accessed only for you or your company’s own internal business purposes and not for resale or unauthorized distribution to any third party.

Cookie Policy :

CODESHASTRA neither store cookies nor use them for tracking user behaviour anonymously. Cookies are only used to provide single sign on in QA platforms for better user experience. Cookies are generated only for the registered users.

The cookies generated are not shared or distributed to any partners or third parties, they solely serve the purpose of maintaining sessions within our platform. Information such as user behaviour, interests, etc are neither stored nor used for any sort of commercial activities.

Content :

The CODESHASTRA service provides certain features, which enables Users and Candidates to submit, post, and share data, text, software, graphics, messages or other material (“Content”) on the CODESHASTRA service. Content that Users or Candidates submit, post or share is subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service. Content that you own and post on or through the CODESHASTRA service belongs to you and you may use it in any way, except as prohibited by applicable state and federal law or regulations. By using the CODESHASTRA service, you are granting CODESHASTRA and certain third parties permission to use Content as described in these Terms of Service.

Grant of license to CODESHASTRA. By using the CODESHASTRA service, you are granting CODESHASTRA a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid-up, sublicensable, irrevocable and transferable right and license to use, host, store, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, modify, display, and communicate your Content on and through the CODESHASTRA service. If you post Content on or through the CODESHASTRA service, you represent and warrant that you have the right to post that Content and to grant the above rights to CODESHASTRA, so ensure that you have the necessary rights to grant CODESHASTRA this license for any Content you submit or post to the CODESHASTRA service. This license that you grant CODESHASTRA is for the limited purpose of operating, promoting, marketing, improving, and developing CODESHASTRA products and services (and derivative works thereof). This license continues even if you terminate your account and/or stop using the CODESHASTRA service. CODESHASTRA acknowledges that it will not acquire any other rights in any Content that you may upload or post to the CODESHASTRA service.

Use of Content. You understand that by posting your Content that you are responsible for your Content and any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the CODESHASTRA services and for any consequences thereof. You further agree that under no circumstances shall CODESHASTRA be liable for the errors or omissions of another User or Candidate who views your Content. Therefore, you represent and agree to all of the following and acknowledge that CODESHASTRA is explicitly relying on such representations and agreement with regard to your Content and use of Content made available on the CODESHASTRA service:

The Content represents your own original work and/or you have all necessary rights to disclose the Content. In doing so, you are not violating the rights of any third party, and you know of no other individual or entity whose rights will be infringed or violated by the Content being viewed and used as described in these Terms of Service.

You agree to use CODESHASTRA services only for purposes that are legal, proper and in accordance with these Terms of Service. Your disclosure of your Content does not violate a confidential relationship with any third party or establish a confidential relationship with CODESHASTRA.

You understand that you are responsible for your Content that you upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available through the CODESHASTRA service. Except as permitted in these Terms of Service, you do not have the rights to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform or publicly display any Content that does not belong to you, other than viewing of Content or the associated Challenge reports on or through the CODESHASTRA service.

Who We Share Your Data With :

We share certain data about you with instructors, other students, companies performing services for us, our business partners, analytics and data enrichment providers, your social media providers, companies helping us run promotions and surveys, and advertising companies who help us promote our Services. We may also share your data as needed for security, legal compliance, or as part of a corporate restructuring. Lastly, we can share data in other ways such as third parties to provide support throughout the platform such as payment and forum as of now.

When you voluntarily send us an electronic mail, we will keep a record of this information so that we can respond to you. We only collect information from you when you register on our site or fill out a form. Also, when filling out a form on our site, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. In case you have submitted your personal information and contact details, we reserve the rights to Call, SMS, Email or WhatsApp about our products and offers, even if your number has DND activated on it.

Note : The list of third parties may be added at any point of time.

Your Rights :

You have certain rights around the use of your data, including the ability to opt out of promotional emails, cookies, and collection of your data by certain third parties. You can update or terminate your account from within our Services and can also contact us for individual rights requests about your personal data.

Accuracy of Content. CODESHASTRA cannot and need not control all Content posted by Candidates or Users on or through the CODESHASTRA service, and it does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content. You agree that under no circumstances will CODESHASTRA be liable in any way for any Content, including any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred because of your use of any Content. You understand that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the Content, integrity, and accuracy of such Content. CODESHASTRA does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety or relating to Content. YOU AGREE TO WAIVE, AND HEREBY DO WAIVE, ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE RIGHTS OR REMEDIES YOU HAVE OR MAY HAVE AGAINST CODESHASTRA WITH RESPECT THERETO.

Right to Remove or Edit User Content. CODESHASTRA reserves the right, in its reasonable discretion, to refuse to allow any Content through the CODESHASTRA services, or to edit or remove any Content at any time with or without notice. Without limiting the generality of the preceding sentence, CODESHASTRA complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and will remove Content upon receipt of a compliant takedown notice (see the “Copyright Infringement” section below).

User and Candidate Representations and Warranties. You are solely responsible for your own Content and the consequences of posting or publishing it. In connection with your Content, you affirm, represent, and warrant that: (i) you own, or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize CODESHASTRA to use all patent, trademark, copyright, or other proprietary rights in and to your Content to enable inclusion and use of your Content in the manner contemplated by CODESHASTRA and these Terms of Service, and to grant the rights and license set forth above, and (ii) your Content, CODESHASTRA use of such User submissions pursuant to these Terms of Service, and exercise of the license rights set forth above, do not and will not: (a) infringe, violate, or misappropriate any third party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, Privacy Right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; (b) slander, defame, libel, or invade the right of privacy, publicity, or other property rights of any other person; (c) violate any applicable law or regulation; or (d) require obtaining a license from or paying fees or royalties to any third party for the exercise of any rights granted in these Terms of Service, including, by way of example and not limitation, the payment of any royalties to any copyright owners, including any royalties to any agency, collection society, or other entity that administers such rights on behalf of others.

Feedback. If you provide CODESHASTRA with any comments, bug reports, feedback, or modifications proposed or suggested by you on the CODESHASTRA services (“Feedback”), CODESHASTRA shall have the right to use such Feedback at its discretion, including, but not limited to the incorporation of such suggested changes into the CODESHASTRA service. You hereby grant CODESHASTRA a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license under all rights necessary to incorporate and use your Feedback for any purpose.