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Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how “SAARTHAK – Initiatives of Relevance” hereafter called SAARTHAK uses and protects any information that you give SAARTHAK when you use this website.

SAARTHAK is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

SAARTHAK may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. This policy is effective from 1st of April, 2011.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:
  • Your name
  • Your age
  • Your occupation
  • A user ID and password of your choice
  • Your email and mailing address
  • Your telephone number
  • Your payment processing details
  • Limited personal details
  • Any other data as might be required

What we do with the information we gather
Your personal information will be used by SAARTHAK for internal purposes only for the following uses:
  • Sending you e-mails, promotional material, the Annual Report, regular updates on the utilisation of donations by SAARTHAK and other updates.
  • Processing your donations to SAARTHAK.
  • Delivering the receipt for donations made by you to SAARTHAK.
  • Maintaining an internal confidential database of all the Personal Information collected from visitors to the Site
  • Evaluating and administering the Site and SAARTHAK’s activities, responding to any problems that may arise and gauging visitor trends on the Site.

Who can access the information
  • Access to personal Information collected by SAARTHAK will be given only to those persons who are authorised to perform administrative services, such as entering and managing personal information in SAARTHAK’s database system, processing your orders or donations preparing address labels, sending emails.

  • SAARTHAK is not liable in any manner whatsoever for the loss, damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential or incidental) or harm caused to you by the misuse of your personal information by a third party who is not an employee of SAARTHAK.

  • Notwithstanding anything contained herein, SAARTHAK reserves the right to disclose any personal information about you without notice or consent as needed to satisfy any requirement of law, regulation, legal request or legal investigation; to conduct investigations of breaches of law; to protect SAARTHAK and it's property; to fufill your requests; to protect persons affiliated to SAARTHAK and if required by the policy of SAARTHAK.

Controlling your personal information
  • You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

    • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

    • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or e-mailing us at info@saarthakindia.org

  • We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting unless you tell us that you do not wish this to happen.

  • If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Security


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Variation of the Privacy Policy

SAARTHAK is entitled to add, delete or modify any of the terms and conditions contained herein. Such changes will be binding on you once you visit the site after the Privacy Policy has been so amended.
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