Privacy Policy      

SAMRUDDHAM FOUNDATION

This Website is owned and operated by Samruddham Foundation called Samruddham Foundation. We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. Samruddham Foundation is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy addresses those concerns. This policy may be changed or updated from time to time. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 24th August 2013.
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at:
The Samruddham Foundation
Regd. Address: A/32, Akshay Palace, Near Highway Over Bridge, Waraje Chowk, Warje, Pune, Maharashtra - 411052.
Corporate Office, 2nd Floor, Above Hotel Yash, Opp. Yashvant Plaza, Deshmukhwadi, Shivane, Pune, Maharashtra – 411023. info@samruddhamfoundation.org, chairman@samruddhamfoundation.org. Call: 9595178322, 9665824604

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1] This privacy policy sets out how Samruddham Foundation (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action) uses and protects any information that you give Samruddham Foundation when you use this website (www.samruddhamfoundation.org). Samruddham foundation is committed to the ethical collection, retention and use of personal information that you provide to us about yourself on this website

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Personal Information

2] We may collect the following information:
Name, Age, Occupation, Email and mailing address, Telephone numbers, mobile numbers, Payment processing details, any other data that Samruddham Foundation may requires.

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3] Your use of the website 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.

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4] Samruddham Foundation uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our website. Samruddham Foundation only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. For example, we ask for personal information on our online donation pages, and use this information to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes. Samruddham Foundation does not sell or trade such information collected to third parties. We will not share personally identifiable information with third parties unless authorized by the person submitting the information or required by law.

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Usage of Information

4.1] Personal information will be used by Samruddham Foundation for internal purposes including the following:
1. Sending you emails, features, promotional material, surveys, brochures, Samruddham Foundation’s Annual Report, reminders for      donations, updates on the utilization of donations.
2. Processing your donations to Samruddham Foundation and purchase of Samruddham Foundation products on the Website.
3. Receipt for donations made by you to Samruddham Foundation.
4. Maintaining an internal confidential database of all the personal information collected from visitors to the website.
5. Evaluating and administering the website and Samruddham Foundation's activities, responding to any problems that may arise      and gauging visitor trends on the website.

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Disclosure of Personal Information

5.1] Within Samruddham Foundation, access to personal information collected by Samruddham Foundation will be given only to authorized persons and third parties hired by Samruddham Foundation to perform administrative services. Samruddham Foundation will provide access to third parties for inter alia entering and managing personal information in Samruddham Foundation’s database, processing your donations, preparing address labels, sending emails, which require such third parties to have access to your personal information. Samruddham Foundation cannot guarantee that such parties will keep your personal information confidential and Samruddham Foundation will not be liable in any manner for any loss of confidentiality attributable to such third parties.
5.2] Samruddham Foundation may share personal information with any of persons who are associated with Samruddham Foundation, including companies and non-governmental organizations with Samruddham foundation in any manner. Samruddham foundation retains ownership rights over such information and will share only such portions of the personal information as it deems fit.
5.3] Samruddham Foundation 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 Samruddham Foundation.
5.4] Notwithstanding anything contained herein or any other contract between you and Samruddham Foundation, Samruddham 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 website, to protect Samruddham Foundation and it's property, to fulfill your requests, to protect our visitors and other persons and if required by the policy of Samruddham Foundation.

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Collection of Information

6] Website Browsing: You browse the website anonymously. However, you may not be able to access certain sections of the website or interact with us without supplying us with personal information. For e.g. you would not be able to make any donations at the website, without providing this information.
6.1] while you are browsing through the website, its operating system may automatically record some general information about your visit such as: (I) The date and time you visit the website (II) The type of browser you are using (III) Your visitor number on the Website
6.2] The General Information is used by Samruddham Foundation for statistical analysis, tracking overall traffic patterns on the website to gauge the public interest in the website.

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Credit Card Information Security

7] Samruddham Foundation uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to protect the security of your transaction and the confidentiality of your personal information. This makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us.     Credit card information is not sold or traded to third parties. We will not share credit card information with third parties unless required by law. If you still have concerns about the security of your credit card information, contributions may also be made by calling 9595178322/9665824604 or by sending personal checks or money orders to:
The Samruddham Foundation Regd. Address: A/32, Akshay Palace, Near Highway Over Bridge, Warje Chowk, Warje, Pune, Maharashtra - 411052. Corporate Office, 2nd Floor, Above Hotel Yash, Opp. Yashwant Plaza, Deshmukhwadi, Shivane, Pune, Maharashtra – 411023.

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Security

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

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Donations

9] We request information from the visitor on our donation form. A visitor must provide contact information (such as name, e-mail and mailing address) and payment information (such as credit /debit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and for sending receipt of the donation. If we have trouble processing a donation, the information is used by us to contact the visitor. If the visitor has given permission for the information's release, the visitor's name and contact information may be shared with carefully selected organizations and charities we feel our donors would want to know about. Where requested, we will provide information on larger donations to appropriate charities and donors for tax purposes. Financial and credit card information are never released.

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Opt-Out

10] If you supply us with your postal address or e-mail address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on our programs and services. If you do not want to receive postal mail or e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending email to us at: (info@samruddhamfoundation.org) or writing to us at the above address and telling us that you do not want to receive postal mail or e-mail from us. Some mailings are prepared well in advance, so please allow up to three months for your request to be properly reflected on our mailing lists.

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Cookies

11] Visitors should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by The Samruddham Foundation’s Website through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files a Website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor's ongoing access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor's system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature. The Samruddham Foundation uses cookie technology only to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors in order to improve visitors' online experience and facilitate their visit within our site.

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External Links

12] This website may contain links to other sites. Unless we expressly state otherwise, Samruddham Foundation makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. The fact that Samruddham Foundation as provided a link to a site is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners, or its providers. There are risks associated with using any information, software, or products found on the Internet, and Samruddham Foundation cautions you to make sure that you understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet. In addition, we encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. These other sites may collect or solicit personal data or send their own cookies to your computer. Please be aware that Samruddham Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. Please check the privacy statements of these other sites for more information about their policies on collection and use of personal information.

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Notification of Changes

13] If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement so our visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected. If, however, we are going to use visitors' personally identifiable information in a manner significantly different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify visitors via e-mail and won't disclose this information unless express information is granted. However, if visitors have opted out of all communication with the site, or deleted/deactivated their account, then they will not be contacted, nor will their personal information be used in this new manner.

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Sharing

14] Legal Disclaimer Though we make a good faith effort to preserve visitor privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.

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Links

15] This website may contain links to other websites of interest. Please be aware that once you have used these links to leave our website you should note that we, do not, have any control over and are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our site they are required to read the privacy statements of each and every website they visit. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

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Interactive Features

16] From time to time our site requests information from visitors via interactive features, such as surveys or quizzes. Participation in these features is completely voluntary and the visitor therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and e-mail), and information on the visitor's interests. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site and providing pertinent information to participants. Visitors' personally identifiable information is not shared with third parties.

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Referrals

17] If a visitor selects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend's name and e-mail address. Samruddham Foundation will automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail with an introduction to Samruddham Foundation and an invitation to visit the site. The one-time e-mail will include the name of the person making the referral. Samruddham Foundation stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time e-mail and tracking the success of our referral program. The friend may contact Samruddham Foundation at unsubscribe (info@samruddhamfoundation.org) to request the removal of this information from our database.

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Copyright Protection

18] All content on this Website including graphics, text, icons, interfaces, audio clips, logos, images and software is the property of Samruddham 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 Website is the exclusive property of Samruddham Foundation and protected by Indian and international copyright laws. Permission is given to use the resources of this Website only for the purposes of making enquiries, making a donation or placing an order for the purchase of Samruddham Foundation products. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance, of the content on this Website can only be made with the express permission of Samruddham Foundation. All other trademarks, brands and copyrights other than those belonging to Samruddham Foundation belong to their respective owners and are their property.

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Disclaimer

19] The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Samruddham Foundation and while we Endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage arising out of your use of this website.

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20] Through this website you may be able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Samruddham Foundation. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those websites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Samruddham Foundation takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.