Privacy Policy

Helix Books & Awards ( is an initiative of Inkbound Publishing Studio (hereinafter referred to as Inkbound); conceptualised by Roopa Sabnis Pinge (otherwise known as Mrs. Rupa Mahesh Pinge). M/s. Ad Ideas (hereinafter referred to as Ad Ideas) provides the content and marketing support; with Media Partner TFOD – The Future of Design ( – hereinafter referred to as TFOD). The website is designed, hosted & maintained by IMAP Systems Pvt. Ltd (hereinafter referred to as ‘Imap Systems’). .

Helix Books & Awards / Inkbound/ Ad Ideas / TFOD / Imap Systems are committed to safeguarding their users' privacy. Henceforth in this document ‘Helix Awards’ or ‘we’ or ‘us’ will be an inclusive term for Helix Books & Awards, Ad Ideas, Inkbound, TFOD and Imap Systems, for all practical purposes. We request all our users to read the following 'privacy policy' to understand how their personal and business information will be used. This policy is applicable only to the entire network of services operated by Helix Books & Awards and TFOD and not by any other company. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the terms of the Helix Books & Awards Terms of Use. By your use of and/or registration on Helix Books & Awards, you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

This policy is effective from December 25th , 2020.

Collection of Information

Helix Books & Awards / Inkbound / TFOD / Imap Systems collects information from its users when they register to gain access to our services or at other specific instances when they are requested to provide us with their personal & business information.

During registration, we ask the users for their name, email address, business information and other personal details. Once a user registers, he/she is no longer anonymous to Helix Awards and it is deemed that the user has given us the right to publish the desired business and personal details throughout its marketplaces, including but not limited to, business directory, trade leads, and promotional material in digital and physical formats.

We collect and store the following information:

Email address, IP address, and physical contact information, location, contact numbers; everything provided during registration and subsequent use of website.

Comments, reviews, images, other uploaded content, questions and answers, discussion, area posts and other messages, including correspondence between Helix Awards and you; and other information automatically collected whenever you interact with Helix Awards, such as computer sign-on data, statistics on page views and traffic to and from the Helix Awards site. For example, we may use ‘cookies’ (small data files that are placed on your computer) so that we can recognize your browser and record such interaction information. You can disable the use of cookies through your browser settings; however this may affect your ability to use certain features of the website.

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not use this site or services.

When you are on our network and are asked for personal information, you are sharing the information with Helix Awards / Inkbound / TFOD / Imap Systems, unless it is specifically stated otherwise. Promotions that run on our network may be sponsored by companies other than TFOD / Imap Systems or may be co-sponsored by TFOD / Imap Systems and another company. Some or all data collected may be used during a promotion for sponsor/s.

Use of Personal & Business Information

Helix Awards / Inkbound / TFOD / Imap Systems will use this obtained information,

  • to verify your identity when you sign in
  • to provide customer service; and
  • to deliver information that is targeted to user’s interests

Upon receipt of the first communication of this type, you will have the opportunity to opt-out of future communications by following unsubscribe instructions described within the communication. As part of your registration on (, you agree that you may receive certain administrative communications from us in the form of email, within website messages and Text Messages (SMS), and you will not be able to opt out of receiving such administrative communications.

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

However, we may disclose your personal information as follows:

  • to affiliates, associates of Inkbound / AdIdeas / TFOD that we control and that are subject to this Privacy Policy or follow privacy practices at least as protective measure
  • to third parties to enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements and policies, or to protect anyone's rights, property, or safety
  • to third parties to respond to claims that photos or other content that you upload violates other's rights
  • to an acquirer of all or substantial part of the equity, assets or business of TFOD / Imap Systems
  • to service providers who help with our business operations and assist in the delivery of TFOD / Helix Awards services under obligations of confidentiality
  • to law enforcement or other government officials in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities as otherwise required by law.

to an acquirer of all or substantial part of our equity, assets or business

to service providers who help with our business operations and assist in the delivery of our services under obligations of confidentiality

to law enforcement or other government officials in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities as otherwise required by law.

Inkbound / Helix Books & Awards / TFOD / Ad Ideas will not disclose or share any of the user's personally identifiable information except when we have the user's permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or as permitted in terms of this policy.

Inkbound / Helix Books & Awards / TFOD / Ad Ideas / Imap Systems has programmed the website to allow the user to restrict display of his personal contact information.

Inkbound / Helix Books & Awards / TFOD / Ad Ideas / Imap Systems may disclose account information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of use or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other website users, or if Inkbound / Helix Books & Awards / TFOD / Ad Ideas / Imap Systems deems it necessary to maintain, service, and improve its products and services. Personal information collected may be transferred and shared in the event of winning any award in Helix Awards competition.

Distribution of Information

Inkbound / Helix Books & Awards / TFOD / Ad Ideas / Imap Systems may, from time to time, communicate to their users by email, SMS or other modes, regarding its products and services; for better efficiency, more relevancy, innovative business opportunities and better personal preferences. We have many match making tools on the marketplace to be used by its users for making relevant business contacts with each other. Inkbound / Helix Books & Awards / TFOD / Ad Ideas / Imap Systems may allow direct mails using its own scripts (without disclosing the email address) with respect/pertaining to the products and services of third parties that it feels may be of interest to the user or if the user has shown interest in your company for business requirement by way of our special services. All users shall be able to limit / restrict this information sharing through their administration panel available on their ‘Edit Profile’ page. Inkbound / Helix Books & Awards / TFOD / Ad Ideas / Imap Systems, its registered members or its agents working under confidentiality agreements will send these direct mailers. Relevancy of the contacts made between users would depend upon the information sought & given by various users.

Updation of Information

A Helix Awards user / competitor may not edit his/her personal information and profile as the address and name updated during registration will remain final. Users are allowed to make changes within their uploaded project only till the time it’s not submitted. Once the user submits the project for competition, no further changes are allowed to be made. For misuse or inappropriate usage a user account can be deleted or deactivated, and doing so will result in the user not being able to access any part of website. Residual information will / may remain within our archive records.


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