Origin Learning is sensitive to privacy issues on the internet and in general, has no objection to User accessing its website without providing any personal details. However, there are circumstances like those mentioned elsewhere in this policy when Origin Learning (We) may request you to provide personal information.
The purpose of this policy document is to highlight the scope, our obligations and responsibilities, your rights under the laws and regulations governing privacy, information and your consent to collection and use of information by us.
For the purpose of this document “Personal data” may be defined as any information that can be used to identify an individual or a set of information from which an individual can be identified or a combination of a set of information which origin collects, possesses and retains in electronic form or otherwise.
While you may browse our website without providing any specific information about you, certain data is gathered by default like:
A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. Cookies play an important role. Without them, using the web browser would be a much more frustrating experience.
We may collect general information about you including name, email address, phone number, residence and office address, designation, country, etc. In some cases, you may also be requested to provide certain information that is categorized as special under some law or regulation. For the collection, access, retention, and use of your information, you should mandatorily provide your consent. The Consent Form can be accessed from here.
You may want to remember that all your consent is voluntary and without any coercion, you have a right to withdraw the consent at any given time. While such withdrawal will not deny your access to our website, nor will there be any adverse consequences, it may in some cases restrict you from availing certain services or use of certain tools or systems for which the information is necessary.
Your personal information may be used for
We may use the following means to collect data
Your consent will allow us to use any of the above means to collect data unless it is expressly prohibited under any law or Regulation.
We do not share personally identifiable information with third parties unless forced by law or is necessary to fulfill a transaction you have requested or unless you give permission to us to do so. We may also share such information in response to a legal process, such as court order or subpoena.
However, it may be pertinent to note that the data flow over the internet with weak security and it may be accessed and used by people who are not authorized by us or you.
We store all user information securely, protected via a variety of firewalls and access controls. We also have protocols, controls, and guidelines that govern data security and they are periodically tested.
We will retain the data as long as we deem it necessary. Even if you are not using our services anymore or have terminated the registration or have become dormant the data we had collected will remain in our system for as long as we want. However, if you have provided any special category data, it can be erased at your request any time. In case you want to change, correct or erase data you may contact (name & email Id of concern person)
You have Right to and entitled to:
You may contact,
Chief Information Security Officer,email@example.com
We retain the data within the geography where it is collected. Any data transfer across border is generally not done unless there is a compelling reason to do so, like a legal requirement. However, if the user visits our website from different geographies and provides data that is still retained in the geography in which it was collected. Currently, our main servers are based in India and redundancy servers are based out of India.
We are compliant with all relevant privacy laws in the geographies we operate.
Associate Vice President – Solutioning
Over the last 20 years, Nirmala has worn many hats – faculty, content developer, instructional designer, editor, technical writer, and documentation manager. Before joining Origin, she worked in the eLearning unit of various organizations, including NIIT, Sify Ltd, and Cognizant Technology Solutions.
As part of her core responsibilities, Nirmala has handled requirements and managed project delivery onsite and offshore for several Fortune 500 clients in the US, UK, Germany, and Bangkok across several domains, such as logistics, healthcare, life sciences, banking and finance, and publishing.
Nirmala holds bachelor’s degrees in science and education and a professional diploma in instructional design and systems management.
Vice President – Technology
Shanmugam (Shan) has vast experience spanning over two decades and played various roles, including faculty, programmer, technology consultant, and project manager.
Shan also has extensive experience in recruiting, training, and managing technology teams for several key Fortune 50 clients. His past work experience includes Aptech, Sify Technologies, and Macmillan, where he gained invaluable expertise in corporate learning and educational publishing domains.
He has set up and managed product engineering teams, developed web and mobile apps, and won Brandon Hall awards for projects on emerging learning technologies.
An engineering graduate with a post-graduate degree in management from LIBA, Shan’s unrelenting passion for technology is inspiring.
Vice President – Customer Success & Solutions
Douglas has over 20 years of experience and has played various roles across operations, delivery, product management, and client relationship.
Before joining Origin Learning, Douglas worked with NIIT, Sify Technologies, Element K, and Lionbridge. He has managed teams of varying sizes to deliver multi-format products and custom learning solutions.
Douglas is a commerce graduate with a diploma in systems.
Senior Vice President – Operations
Lisho has 20+ years of learning industry experience in instructional design and managing teams and projects.
Prior to joining Origin Learning, Lisho worked with NIIT and Hurix systems. He has extensive experience in managing projects for several Fortune 500 clients. Lisho has worked with clients in the UK, US, Australia, and Singapore,
Lisho is a mathematics graduate with a post-graduate diploma in systems.
Senior Vice President – Global Sales & Marketing
Over the last two decades, Vinok has played various senior roles across different functions, including operations, solutions, delivery, product development, and client relationships.
Before joining Origin Learning, Vinok worked with NIIT, Sify Technologies, Element K, and MPS. He has been instrumental in building R&D teams, establishing P&L, and consistently developing new business accounts.
Vinok received his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication from Mangalore University.
Swapna has over 20 years of experience conceptualizing, creating multi-modal instructional solutions, and matching technology with pedagogy.
Before founding Origin Learning, Swapna worked with Element K, Sify eLearning, and NIIT. Her varied educational profile, including a post-graduate degree in Psychology, a PGCPM from Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode, and undergraduate studies in Literature, brings a unique perspective to training, operations, and research.
CEO, Origin Learning Inc, USA
Vasanthi has over 21 years of experience in operations, delivery, product management, client relationships, and business development. Before founding Origin Learning, Vas worked with Hurix, Element K, Sify, and NIIT. She has been responsible for building large teams and driving business goals in her previous roles.Vas’s agility and positive energy bring confidence to the people working with her. She holds a post-graduate diploma in Business Administration and has completed her Senior Management Program from IIM-C.
Managing Director & CEO
Hari has over 30 years of experience in the training, education, eLearning, and publishing industries. Before founding Origin Learning, Hari worked with Manipal Education, Thomson Learning (now Cengage Learning), Sify eLearning, Firstware Software Solutions, and Brilliant’s Computer Centre / First Computers. In addition, Hari has handled multiple start-ups and managed large eLearning teams and projects with Fortune 50 clients. He holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce from Madurai Kamaraj University, India, and is very passionate about eLearning.
Rajith is a seasoned UX and visual design professional with 17+ years of experience in user experience design, interaction design, animation, and typography. Before joining Origin Learning, he worked with Hurix Systems and HCL Infosystems. His expertise is in managing UX and UI design and media content development for eLearning services.
Rajith has a Master’s Degree in Visual Communication Design from Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay. An avid singer and dancer, Rajith is passionate about new media design, visualization, and the performing arts. He is also an aspiring feature filmmaker with two short films to his credit.