Privacy Policy
By accessing this site, you signify your agreement with, and understanding of, the information in this Privacy Policy.

1. Introduction

We at Samawati Capital Partners Limited (SCP) recognize that privacy is a fundamental human right that ought to be protected through lawful, legitimate, and responsible collection and processing. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy and security of the personal data we collect from visitors and users of our website and want you to understand how we collect, use, and share data about you in compliance with applicable data protection laws.

This Privacy Policy aims to help you understand our personal data collection and disclosure practices and describes your rights to access, correct, or restrict our use of your personal data.

Personal data and/or personal information as used in this Privacy Policy refers to information that relates to an identified individual or an identifiable individual.

2. Privacy Principles

We apply the following Principles when we collect and process your personal data:
  • We process data in accordance with your right to privacy lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner;
  • We collect personal data for specific and legitimate purposes and do not process it in a manner that is incompatible with the purposes for which it was collected;
  • We ensure that the data collected and/or processed is adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data is collected and/or processed and that valid explanations are provided whenever additional information is required;
  • We ensure that all personal data is accurate and up to date and that any inaccurate personal data is erased or rectified without delay;
  • We ensure that data is kept in a form that identifies you for no longer than is necessary; and
  • We ensure that data is not transferred to third parties unless there is proof of adequate data protection safeguards.

3. Information Collected

We may collect and process your personal data when you visit or use our website. The data we collect can be classified as Non-personally and Personally identifiable. Non-personally identifiable data is gathered when you generally browse our website, while Personally identifiable data is collected when you voluntarily submit such information to us by filling out the “Contact” form or you communicate with us electronically.

The data we collect includes the following:
  • basic personal details such as your name;
  • contact information such as your telephone number and email address;
  • demographic data such as your location, preferences, or interests;
  • internet protocol (IP) address, device type, browser type, operating system; and
  • specific content provided by you which might contain further personal data.

4. Use of Information

If you use our website in relation to any of our services, send us an electronic communication, or use the “Contact” form on the website, we may use personal information for the following purposes:
  • to communicate with you and respond to any of your queries or concerns;
  • to disseminate information to further our mandate and operate our business;
  • to maintain the quality of our services;
  • to analyze, develop, improve, and optimize the use, function, and performance of our website and services;
  • to market and contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered;
  • to manage the security of our website, networks, and systems;
  • to provide general statistics regarding the use of our website; and
  • to comply with applicable laws and regulations.
We do not collect any personal data that we do not need to provide and oversee our services to you, and we endeavour to use good practices to keep your information secure at all times.

5. Legal Basis for Collecting or Processing Your Data

We process your data based on one or more of the following legal bases including:
  • the consent you provide for the processing of your data;
  • for the performance of a contract with you;
  • to comply with any legal obligations;
  • to protect your vital interests or any other person who may be indirectly affected;
  • public interest; and
  • to pursue our legitimate interests, provided that they do not override or prejudice your fundamental rights and freedoms.

6. Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose and share your personal data when applicable, and in order to pursue our legitimate interest in providing services to you, with the appropriate contractual obligations in place. Your personal data may be disclosed to the following persons or for the following reasons:
  • to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;
  • to our subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, associates, partners, contractors, and third-party service providers to the extent necessary to serve the applicable purpose and to perform their functions;
  • to comply with applicable laws and regulations;
  • to law enforcement agencies, regulatory authorities, courts, or other statutory authorities in response to a demand issued with the appropriate lawful mandate;
  • to protect the vital interests of a person, our property, services, legal rights, or safety of the website, our clients, or others; and
  • for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

7. Children’s Privacy

Our website is not directed at children, and we do not knowingly collect any personal information about children. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected personal information about a child, the information will be immediately deleted from our database.

8. Data Security

We have adopted reasonable security practices and procedures, in line with applicable laws, to protect your personal data from unauthorized access or disclosure, unlawful destruction, damage, loss, and alteration while it is under our control. In addition to this, our data security measures are routinely reviewed and upgraded to ensure the level of protection is commensurate to the degree of sensitivity applied to personal data.

We however cannot guarantee the security of any information that is transferred over the internet and/or stored electronically due to the inherent risks in the internet. Therefore, we cannot accept liability for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on our website.

9. International Transfer

Your personal data may be transferred to, processed by a processor, and maintained in another jurisdiction. If this happens, we will take adequate measures to ensure your data is treated as required under relevant data protection laws.

10. Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text/data files that are placed on your device when you visit the website. They allow websites to remember your actions and preferences (such as login information, language selection, and other settings) for a certain period of time. 
There are two types of cookies, Persistent cookies and Session cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your device even after you close your browser or turn off your device. They are used to remember your preferences or actions for a longer period of time. On the other hand, Session cookies are temporary and are deleted once you close your browser or turn off your device. They are used to enable certain features on the site.

We may use cookies to:
  • Help us remember your preferences and settings such as language preference and login information;
  • Analyze how you use the website;
  • Improve the website and its functionality and performance;
  • Provide personalized content and advertising;
  • Prevent fraudulent activity and improve the website’s security;
  • Recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you; or
  • Make your next visit to the website more efficient and user-friendly.
Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this, look at the “help” menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the Site and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

11. Third-Party Links

You may find other content on the website that links to the websites and services of our partners and other third parties. We are not in any way responsible for the content of any externally linked website or webpage, and by clicking on any of the links, you will leave the SCP website and accordingly be subject to the terms of use, privacy, and cookie policies of the other website that you choose to visit.

12. Data Retention

We do not keep your personal data for any longer than necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected the data. 

13. Your Rights

Subject to legal and contractual exceptions, you are entitled to the following with regard to your data:
  • the right to be informed that we are collecting personal data about you and the use to which the personal data is to be put;
  • the right to access the personal data we keep about you;
  • the right to be forgotten by us by requesting we delete your personal data held by us;
  • the right to request us to supply you with data that you previously provided to us;
  • the right to request us to correct or update any information about you held with us which is incorrect and or misleading;
  • the right to request that we restrict the personal data relating to you that we process;
  • the right to object to the processing of your personal data in some circumstances;
  • the right to data portability; and
  • rights related to automated decision-making.

14. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions or would like to access, correct, modify, or delete your information, lodge a complaint, and/or practice any of your data protection rights, you can email us at

We reserve the right to refuse a request if we believe it would violate any law or cause the information to be incorrect.

15. Policy Updates and Changes

We reserve the right to amend or change this Privacy Policy to meet our changing business needs or ensure that it complies with current legal requirements. 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on April 1, 2023.

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