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Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Bengaluru is committed to protecting the privacy of our students, faculty, staff, applicants, and website visitors (collectively, “data principles”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and secure your personal data (as defined under the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 (DPDPA)) in accordance with Indian regulations.

Information We Collect

We collect various types of data from data principles, depending on how you interact with us. This may include:

  • Personal Data: This can include your name, contact information, date of birth, emergency contact information, educational background, employment history, certain financial information (for applications, payments), and any other data classified as personal under the DPDPA.
  • Sensitive Personal Data: We may collect certain sensitive personal data, such as health information, with your explicit consent.
  • Academic Records: This includes your grades, transcripts, course history, disciplinary records, and standardized test scores (protected by separate regulations).
  • Device and Usage Data: We may collect information about your device, such as its operating system, IP address, browsing activity on our website, subject to your consent through cookie banners.
  • Information from Third Parties: We may receive information about you from third-party sources, such as high schools, testing services, or government agencies, only with your verifiable consent.

Use of Data

We use the data we collect for various legitimate purposes, including:

  • Providing educational services: Fulfilling your application process, registering you for courses, processing payments, facilitating communication with faculty and staff, and delivering educational resources.
  • Administrative purposes: Maintaining student records, sending announcements, and ensuring campus safety.
  • Website operation: Improving the user experience of our website, but only with your informed consent through cookie preferences.
  • Compliance with law: Meeting reporting requirements and responding to legal requests from authorities empowered under the law.

Disclosure of Data

We will only disclose your data in certain situations, as permitted by the DPDPA:

  • With your verifiable consent: We will obtain your explicit consent before sharing your data for any purpose not listed in this Policy.
  • To service providers: We may share your data with third-party service providers who assist us with various operations, but only with a Data Sharing Agreement in place that ensures their compliance with the DPDPA.
  • As required by law: We may disclose your data if compelled to do so by a court order or other legal process.
  • For safety reasons: We may disclose your data to protect the safety of yourself or others, but only as a last resort.

Data Security

We take reasonable security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. These measures include secure storage, access controls, and encryption, as mandated by the DPDPA.

Data Retention

We will retain your data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law. We will follow a documented data retention policy that complies with the DPDPA.

Data Principal Rights

Under the DPDPA, you have certain rights regarding your data, including the right to:

  • Access: Request a copy of your personal data.
  • Rectification: Request correction of any inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • Erasure: Request deletion of your data, subject to certain exceptions.
  • Restriction of Processing: Request to restrict the processing of your data.
  • Data Portability: Request to receive your data in a machine-readable format.
  • To object: Object to the processing of your data for specific purposes.

You can exercise these rights by contacting our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at [contact information].

Data Breach Notification

In case of a data breach, we will notify affected data principles as mandated by the DPDPA.

Changes to this Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy sometimes. We will post any changes on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or your data rights, please contact our Principal at


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