Privacy Policy

Dhwani Foundation is committed to the ethical collection, retention and use of information that you provide to us about yourself (“Personal Information”) on this website as well as its mobile app “Niranthara DrishtE

Your Personal Information may comprise the following:

  • Your name
  • Your email and mailing address
  • Your telephone number
  • Your payment processing details
  • Limited personal details
  • Any other data as Dhwani Foundation may require

The following Privacy Policy sets forth our understanding with you on the collection, use and protection of your Personal Information. Please read the entire Privacy Policy.

Your use of the website & mobile app “Niranthara DrishtE” constitutes your consent to the all the terms and conditions contained in this privacy policy (as amended from time to time) and you shall be bound by the same.

1. Site Browsing:

    • 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 Site or interact with us without supplying us with Personal Information. For instance, you would not be able to transact at the Site or make any donations at the Site, without providing the Site with Personal Information. If you desire to register yourself at the Site, you would be required to provide your Personal Information.
    • While you are browsing through the Site, the Site’s operating system may automatically record some general information (“General Information”) about your visit such as:
      • the date and time you visit the Site, along with the address of the previous website you were visiting.
      • if you linked to us from another website
      • the type of browser you are using (such as Edge version ‘X’)
      • which ‘hit’ it is on the Site
    • The General Information is not Personal Information. Dhwani Foundation’s tracking system does not record personal information about individuals or link this information to any Personal Information collected from you.
    • The General Information is used by Dhwani Foundation for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns on the Site and to gauge the public interest in Dhwani Foundation and the Site. Such General Information may be shared by Dhwani Foundation with any person, at their discretion.

2. Usage of Information:

    • Personal information will be used by Dhwani Foundation for internal purposes, including the following:
      • Sending emails and updates, Dhwani Foundation Annual Report, regular updates on utilization of donations by Dhwani Foundation, appreciation emails and other updates.
      • Processing your donations to Dhwani Foundation.
      • Maintaining an internal confidential database of all the Personal Information collected from donors and prospective volunteers/employees.
      • Evaluating and administering the Site and Dhwani Foundation’s activities, responding to any problems that may arise and gauging visitor trends on the Site.
      • Disclosure of Personal Information by Dhwani Foundation

3. Dhwani Foundation, access to Personal Information collected by Dhwani Foundation will be given only to those persons who are authorized by Dhwani Foundation and third parties hired by Dhwani Foundation to perform administrative services.

4. Dhwani Foundation may share Personal Information with any of persons who are associated with Dhwani Foundation, including companies and non-governmental organizations affiliated with Dhwani Foundation in any manner. Dhwani Foundation will retain ownership rights over such information and will share only such portions of the Personal Information as it deems fit.

5. Dhwani Foundation is not liable in any manner for the loss, damage (whether the 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 Dhwani Foundation.

6. Notwithstanding anything contained herein or any other contract between you and Dhwani Foundation, Dhwani Foundation 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 the Site, to protect Dhwani Foundation and it’s property, to fulfill your requests, to protect our visitors and other persons and if required by the policy of Dhwani Foundation.

7. Security:

    • Dhwani Foundation endeavors to use up-to-date security measures to protect your Personal Information. The Site is secured through SSL certificate.
    • Dhwani Foundation however does not make any express or implied warranty with respect to the security measures that it may employ from time to time for the protection of the Personal Information.

8. Links to other Websites:

The Site contains links to other websites for the benefit of its visitors. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such other websites. Dhwani Foundation is not expressly or impliedly responsible for, or liable to any loss or damage caused to you by the collection, use and retention of Personal Information by such website in any manner whatsoever. It is important that you review the privacy policies of all websites you visit before you disclose any information to such websites.

9. Variation of the Privacy Policy:

Dhwani Foundation shall be absolutely entitled at its sole discretion from time to time to add, alter, delete or modify any of the terms and conditions contained herein. Such changes, additions, alterations, deletions or modifications shall be binding on you once you visit the Site after the Privacy Policy has been so amended.

10. All content on this Site including graphics, videos, text, icons, interfaces, audio clips, logos, images and software is the property of Dhwani Foundation and/or its content suppliers and is protected by Indian and international copyright laws. The arrangement and compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on this Site is the exclusive property of Dhwani Foundation and protected by Indian and international copyright laws. Permission is given to use the Resources of this Site only for the purposes of making enquiries, academic research or personal learning by NGO staff. 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 Dhwani Foundation. All other trademarks, brands and copyrights other than those belonging to Dhwani Foundation belong to their respective owners and are their property.

11. Communicating with us:

If we need, or are required to, contact you about the privacy or security of your information we may do so by telephone, email, or mail. If you have any questions, concerns, requests, or comments about privacy of your data, you can contact us by e-mail at: [email protected]