This document is an electronic record in terms of (i) Information Technology Act, 2000; (ii) the rules framed there under as applicable; and (iii) the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.
Akanksha (also referred to as “we” or “our” below) is committed to providing privacy for its web site visitors including donors as well as email recipients (also referred to as “you”, “your” or “user”). We promote opt-in emails and privacy among our partners and employees. We are continuously evaluating our internal procedures and technology to ensure privacy at all levels in our organization.
Type of information collected from users of the website
“Sensitive personal information” as defined under section 3 of the SPI Rules means such personal information which consists of information relating to:
(ii) Financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details;
(i) Any detail received under above clauses by body corporate for processing, stored or processed under lawful contract or otherwise.
We require the users who register to our Website to give the following type of information:
(i) Name of the user;
(ii) E-mail Address;
(iv) Credit card/debit card/demand draft/wire transfer information required to be furnished by donors while making donations.
How the collected information will be used
Sensitive personal information and other Personal Information collected will be used in the manner described below:
(i) Name: The users name shall be used to personalize all communications sent by us to the user.
(ii) E-mail address and residential address: Your email address will be used to communicate regular updates on any programs or events conducted by Akanksha. Also, updates with relation to the monthly newsletters published by Akanksha will be made available to you via your e-mail address. Your e-mail address/residential address will be used to communicate any confirmation/acknowledgement of donation made.
(iii) Phone number: The phone number will be an alternative method to contact the user regarding updates on programs or events conducted by Akanksha and also to provide updates on the newsletters published by Akanksha.
(iv) Credit card/debit card/wire transfer information: The credit card/debit card/wire transfer information is collected solely to secure the donations made by the donor(s).
We may use your IP address when necessary to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our web site. We also may track browser types to help us understand our visitors’ needs related to our web site design. There are registration and application sections of our web site where input forms require your name, e-mail address and other information. By submitting such forms, you give us permission to send email messages to you containing information relating to your interest in Akanksha. All our communication will have an option to opt-out from them by clicking on the Unsubscribe tab.
Cookie’s are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Client-side cookies are used to verify the login status of visitors and registered users of our web site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. If visitors reject a cookie, they may still use our site; however, they may not be able to log in, or access all areas of our site.
We may use third party cookies to track visitor behavior and to improve the quality of our website. However, such cookies will not store any kind of personal information, nor will such information be disclosed to any third party.
Security and Privacy
We will never share, sell, or rent your individual personal information with or to any individual or organization without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you, processing your application, or sending you e-mails related to your interest in Akanksha.
We may also disclose certain information to third parties solely to help diagnose technical problems, to administer the Website, and improve the quality of the Services provided by us.
All financial information that is collect through the Website is used solely to confirm the donations made by the donor(s), and is not used for marketing or promotional purposes.
Akanksha uses up-to-date security measures to protect your Personal Information. The Site is a VERISIGN approved site.
Akanksha shall retain any personal information that you may have provided to us, for as long as you are registered subscribers of our Website, and for a reasonable time thereafter.
Links to other web sites
Our newsletter subscribers and website visitors are given the opportunity to opt-out of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information.
Users of our site will always be notified if their information is being collected by any outside parties. We do this to ensure our users can make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with services that require an outside party, or not.
Changes to Policy
All content on the Site including graphics, text, icons, interfaces, audio clips, logos, images and software is the property of Akanksha and/or its content suppliers and is protected by Indian copyright law. The Site can be used only for the purposes of making enquiries, making a donation or making a job application to Akanksha. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance, of the content on this Site can only be made with the express permission of Akanksha.