PRIVACY POLICY

TopGear.com is the registered domain name and official website of TopGear magazine owned by Worldwide Media, a joint venture between the Times Group, India and BBC Worldwide, United Kingdom. As a User, Customer or Registered Member of TopGear.com we understand that you would be concerned about your privacy online internet. We are also concerned and respect your privacy. Needless to mention that we endeavour to protect the privacy of all concerned by using the information you provide with utmost care and security. First and foremost you need to be 18 years or older to register at TopGear.com as a member or for commercial usage of this B2C website.

Please read this Privacy Policy along with the Terms of Use linked separately to this website, TopGear.com. By using this website, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy. Please do not use this website, if you do not agree with any of the stipulated terms and/or conditions which require your adherence prior to use. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Policy Policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our website following the changes to the terms and/or conditions shall mean you accept those changes in totality. For any clarifications in this matter or in general regarding this Privacy Policy you may email to gagan.gupta@wwm.co.in

The access to some general features of our website is free. However for using certain services on our website such as for shopping online or interactive features, we request you to complete the Registration Form and thus create a TopGear.com User Account. During registration, we would collect personally identifying information such as your name, age, residential address, contact numbers, gender, email address, billing data, including credit card number, expiration date and billing address. But it may be noted that financial details, if any, procured from a registered user are not stored by us and shall be sourced and used by the payment gateway facilitator or concerned processing bank(s) for suitably instructing in connection to execution of our customers orders. At times we may also use the information to contact our users about various services on our website or for soliciting feedbacks, research, individual marketing, strategic client analysis or for other internal purposes. Your contact information shall not be sold, traded, rented or in any way divulged to any third party unless we are legally bound to do the same or in such situations where the information needs to be shared in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal or fraudulent activities online or physical, for protection of our rights or property or of those associated or concerned, including payment gateway facilitator, processing bank(s), customers and / or those connected with our website. Please note that our website automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address. 

You may also be asked to provide certain personally or non-personally identifiable information prior to participation in certain forums, chat-rooms, blogs, surveys, contests, etc., going forward, thus ensuring an enhanced and personalised experience on TopGear.com. We shall not be responsible for privacy of any information provided by you on our website which has not been specifically requested by us. A login identity and password would be available for you use. All activities that occur using your password are your responsibility, whether or not authorised by you. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or registered account per se. In case we cannot verify the information that you provide when you log on or otherwise, we may ask you to send us additional information by fax, such as your driving license, credit card statement, utility bill or any other information linking you to your applicable address or may request you to answer additional questions online to help verify your information. 

'Cookies' are small data files that your browser gathers on your computerÕs hard drive. Our website server draws on these cookies inter alia to recognise our repeat customers and keep tab on usage, including shopping, through our website. Cookies are a useful element in the service process and help us to improve and develop the services and orientation towards our valued customers. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies and but do allow you to block use of cookies. However, if you disable this feature, certain aspects of TopGear.com, such as the shopping basket, may not function properly, not to mention the need to repeatedly authenticating your identity credentials. 

Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not in anyway responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites and hereby expressly disclaim all liability associated with the content and use thereof. 

We welcome your feedback concerning this Privacy Policy. Please send your comments, questions or desired clarifications to:

Worldwide Media 

The Times of India Building, 4th Floor,
Dr. D. N. Road, Fort,
Mumbai 400 001 
Tel : +91 22 22733358 +91 22 22733535
Fax : +91 22 22731585
Email :gagan.gupta@wwm.co.in