Privacy Policy

1.0 This agreement is entered into by and between Annamitra Foundation and you as a user of this website and potential supporter in one or more programs of the foundation.

2.0 We are committed to protecting rights of visitors to our website ethically. To support this commitment, we have adopted this Privacy Policy that governs how we collect, use, disclose, update and protect the information you provide online to us, please read this Privacy Policy carefully before you use the website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected by the Organization other than through its website.

3.0 Our website is not intended for children under 18 years of age. If you are under age 18, do not use or provide any information on this website, make any purchases through this website, use any interactive or public comment features, or provide any information about yourself.

4.0 Visitors to the website from outside of India are informed that this Policy may be different from your home country. Any information that you provide online will be handled in accordance with the laws and regulations of India.

5.0 This Privacy Policy applies only to this website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites maintained by other companies or organizations to which we may link.

6.0 You browse the site anonymously. We do not require you to identify yourself or reveal any personal information while browsing through the site. However, you may not be able to access certain sections of the website or interact with us without giving your personal information like name, address, email etc.

7.0 While you are browsing through the site, site’s operating system may automatically record some general information like date & time, type of browser, IP address, previously visited site etc.

8.0 This general information is not personal information and we do not link this information to any personal information you provide. General information is usually for statistical analysis, to measure traffic pattern and public interest about the content.

9.0 Some sites use cookies. Cookies are small text files placed on your hard drive when you visit a website. These files identify your computer and record your preferences and other data about your visit so that when you return to the site, the site knows who you are and can personalize your visit. The cookies used on our websites are not linked to any personal information about you.

10.0 Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, some areas of our website may not function properly if you do so. There are many sources for additional information about Internet cookies, and we encourage anyone concerned about the use of cookies to do more research on the topic so you can make an informed decision about accepting them from any site.

11.0 When you click on a link displayed on our website, you may be leaving the Organization’s website and entering another website for which this Privacy Policy does not apply. You may not be specifically informed of this fact, although in most instances a new browser window will be opened when a hyperlink is redirecting you to a website which we do not operate or control.

12.0 You should carefully review the privacy statements or policies of any other website that you visit or wish to send email to because those privacy statements or policies will apply to your visit and email sent to that site and may be very different from our Privacy Policy.

13.0 Your personal data will be securely stored by and accessible to us, including our affiliated organizations and our technology outsourcing partners, on servers which may be located in countries with different data protection regulations that apply in your home country, for the purpose of providing information technology services on our behalf for the administration of the programs and offerings described on our website. The data on the servers may also be accessed by us or our technology development outsourcing partners from outside your home country for system development and support purposes.

14.0 By accepting our privacy policy, you agree that your personal data may also be made available to our carefully selected partner organizations for the purpose of offering you information regarding products and services related to our programs and offerings and that we may also directly inform you of such products and services when they become available. If you decide you do not wish to be informed in the future, you may request to unsubscribe at any time by contacting us at webmaster@annamitrafoundation.org.

15.0 In order to provide you with the best possible experience on our website, we may also collect demographic and aggregate information from online visitors who access its websites. “Demographic information” is anonymous information such as age, gender, and geographic location. “Aggregate information” is data about a group or category of services or users from which individual identities have been removed. Demographic and aggregate information is not considered personal information, as it does not permit the identification of an individual.

16.0 Our websites will sometimes invite users to provide us with their comments on our services or on certain programs. Users who wish to provide us with their comments will sometimes have the option of also providing us with their name and email address. We do not require users to provide us with such information, however. Comments provided by users may be posted on our website. Alongside such comments, we may also post the user's first name and last initial as well as the city and province that this user has indicated he or she is from. However, we will take measures to prevent such postings from containing any personal information.

17.0 If an online form or an email submitted by a user contains personal information, we will only use such personal information to the extent necessary to respond to any comment or question from such user. We will limit access to such personal information and will keep such personal information in a secure system. Although most online forms and email messages submitted by users are deleted after we respond, in certain cases hard copies or data extracts may be kept on file. Any such copy or any such information, to the extent it is personal, will also be stored in a secure location.

18.0 We may disclose demographic and aggregate information about our users and information that does not identify any individual. We may also disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy:

18.1 To our subsidiaries and/or affiliates.

18.2 To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are also bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only in accordance with applicable data protection laws for the purposes for which it is authorized under this Privacy Policy.

18.3 To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

18.4 For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

18.5 We may also disclose your personal information:

18.5.1 To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request.

18.5.2 To enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.

18.5.3 If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property or safety of the Organization, customers, or others affiliated. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

19.0 All credit/debit card details will NOT be stored, sold, shared, rented or leased to any third parties.

20.0 You may send us an email to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

21.0 We maintain reasonable safeguards in an effort to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of the personal information we collect. We also have implemented reasonable security measures in an effort to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Personal information collected by the Organization is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public, and access to that information is limited to authorized persons only.

22.0 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website.

23.0 We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy. Please check back from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes to this Privacy Policy.

24.0 By providing personal information on this website you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such information by the Organization in such manner as set out in this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to the sharing of such information with third parties in accordance with the terms described above.

25.0 If you have any questions, complaints, or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please send an email to annamitrafoundation@gmail.com

26.0 All disputes are subject to Mathura jurisdiction only.

Refund Policy

The refund policy for donations, in-kind gifts/items or services is given here under:

1.0 All donations made through cash/cheque/DD/online transfer or in kind gifts/items are final. Request for cancellation/refund shall not be considered in any circumstance. Please take utmost care during transfer.

2.0 The only condition when a cancellation/refund request may consider is, if bank/payment gateway declares that particular transaction due to fraudulent activities in their debit/credit cards. Donor may request for full refund/cancellation to us giving suitable legitimate evidences of that fraudulent activity.

3.0 In-kind gifts or items, once donated cannot be returned, replaced or cancelled. Returning a donors gift could be contrary to the public interest. That is also an issue for regulators.

4.0 However donor can give suggestions for any program or for utilisation of his funds. We will consider it within our program policies.

5.0 If you have queries or feedback, please write to us at annamitrafoundation@gmail.com

6.0 All disputes are subject to Mathura jurisdiction only.