TCS Campus Commune is a place where students get to interact with peers and TCSers. It helps the students stay informed about the company and also gives them a means to hold thoughtful discussions on a variety of topics.
Interactions on the platform happen through Channels — interest based spaces to discuss topics ranging from technology to interview-related help. The platform also hosts exciting contests related to various engineering, tech, and business domains.
TCS is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains data collection and use practices of the https://campuscommune.tcs.com site (the “Site”); it does not apply to other online or offline TCS sites, products or services. By accessing the Site, the User (hereinafter referred to as “you”) is consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.
Use of your Personal Information
The personal information collected on Nextstep portal (https://nextstep.tcs.com) will be re-used to operate the Site and to provide the service(s) or carry out the activities on campus commune.
In support of these uses, TCS may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the Site and any related services, and to make the Site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the Site to your particular preference or interests.
We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the product or service that you are using, including critical updates and notifications.
TCS may hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as conducting contest and delivering prizes, answering customer questions etc. We will provide those companies only the personal information they need to enable them to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information as per the standards of this Agreement and are prohibited from using the personal information provided by you for any other purpose other than that which is required to perform the services under this Agreement.
TCS may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on TCS or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of TCS and our family of Web sites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of TCS employees or agents, users of TCS services, or members of the public.
Control of your Personal Information
Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the Site will not be shared outside of TCS and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission Please be aware that this privacy statement and any choices you make on the Site will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to TCS in the context of other, separately operated, TCS products or services.
Security of your Personal Information
TCS is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
We may occasionally update this privacy statement without notice. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.
TCS welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you believe that TCS has not adhered to this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Links to other websites
The link to the portal may contain links to other sites such as TCS partners and affiliates. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THIS SITE AND ANY PAGES HEREOF, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW, DO NOT ACCESS THIS SITE, OR ANY PAGES THEREOF. BY CLICKING ON THE “I AGREE” TAB IT IMPLIES THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND ACCEPTED ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND YOU ARE BOUND BY ALL OF ITS PROVISIONS.
1) Campus Commune - Purpose
Campus Commune is envisioned as a social and collaborative platform from TCSL. It is a professional portal through which all its users have an opportunity to connect, post views, share information and have issues/concerns addressed.
2) Governing Laws
Use of this site shall be governed by laws of India and the Courts of Mumbai, India shall have exclusive jurisdiction on any disputes arising out of use of or related to this Web Site. If any provision is held by a Court to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
All your activities on Campus Commune will be governed by the policies, rules, regulations, practices, procedures of TCSL as applicable to you and the changes therein from time to time.
3) Postings on Campus Commune
TCSL does not own any responsibility or obligation with regard to the comments or materials posted on Campus Commune, as it is a highly interactive site and will have lot of materials and perspectives being posted on it from various sources and users.
All comments/materials/views expressed by the User are solely the opinion of the User and not necessarily of TCSL and TCSL is not liable for any consequences in this regard. To prevent Campus Commune from being mis-used, TCSL takes reasonable steps through its Administrator by screening the User’s contribution/content on the portal (except during live web talks where it is not possible).
By submitting/posting any information or material on Campus Commune, the user assures TCSL that he/she has not violated any Intellectual Property Right of any person or party in partial or full. Also by submitting/posting any material on Campus Commune, the user also gives TCSL an unlimited and irrevocable license to use, execute, show, modify and transmit any such information, material or comments, including any underlying idea, concept or know-how contributed by the user. The Company reserves the right to use such information in any way it chooses.
4) Account Management
You are responsible for anything that happens on Campus Commune through your account and you are liable for the same.
You will maintain a professional conduct. By posting articles on Campus Commune, you also undertake not to do the following on the Campus Commune Portal
6) Export Information from Campus Commune Portal
The Content on Campus Commune portal (except those that are owned by third parties) hereof is owned by TCSL. The intellectual Property rights including but not limited to rights to the design, layout and style of presentation vests with TCSL.
You may not store, modify, publish, transmit, transfer, sell, reproduce, create derivative work from Campus Commune; distribute, repost, perform, display, archive in any manner or in any way exploit any of the Contents, design, layout or style of presentation owned by TCSL, except with prior written consent of TCSL.
7) Harm the Integrity of Campus Commune Portal/Denial of Service
You will not make any attempts to reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of any component(s) used in the construction of Campus Commune.
You will not upload content that contains viruses, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment of Campus Commune or any user of Campus Commune.
You fully indemnify and hold us (Tata Consultancy Services Limited) harmless for all damages, losses, and costs that you might face caused by
9) No Warranty
The information and content contained in Campus Commune, including text graphics, links or other items are provided “as is”, “as available”. TCSL does not warrant the quality, accuracy, adequacy, timeliness or completeness of this information and content and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in this information and content.
As such, the information available on Campus Commune is not intended to be comprehensive, and many details which may be relevant to specific circumstance may have been omitted. The fact that the information contained in this portal been placed on the public record should not be taken to indicate that TCSL has verified or validated it.
Accordingly Campus Commune portal should not be regarded as being a complete source of data/information available with TCSL and the reader/user should not rely on the information provided herein and should always seek the advice of competent counsel / consultant before acting on anything contained herein. TCSL cannot take any responsibility for the consequences of errors or omissions.
No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus or anything else, which has contaminating or destructive properties, is given in conjunction with the information and content.
10) Access to the Campus Commune Portal
TCSL reserves the right to grant, modify, restrict and terminate access to the Campus Commune Portal without providing users of the portal any prior notice or communication in any form. Any claims or requests with regards to access to the portal will not be entertained under any circumstances. Campus Commune is intended for a specific user group as governed by the registration process. You shall not falsify information to gain access to campus commune if you do not belong to the intended user group.
11) Compliance to All Terms
You should abide with all the terms and conditions listed; failure to comply or fulfill the outlined terms and conditions would attract disciplinary action such as censure, suspension including termination of access to Campus Commune, a formal report of incident being sent to your placement officer/HoD/Principal where relevant and disqualification from taking part in the TCSL campus recruitment process apart from recourse to the applicable Laws of India including prosecution where relevant and necessary.