Privacy Policy

Diya Foundation is committed to the ethical collection, retention and use of information that you provide to us about yourself ("Personal Information") on this site www.Diya ("Site")

Your Personal Information may be comprised of the following:
a) Your name
b) Your age
c) Your occupation
d) A user ID and password of your choice
e) Your email and mailing address
f) Your telephone number
g) Your payment processing details
h) Limited personal details.
i) Any other data as Diya Foundation may require
He 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.


Collection of Information
5.1 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.

5.2 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:
(i) The date and time you visit the site, along with the address of the previous website your were visiting, if you linked to us from another website.

(ii) The type of browser you are using (such as Internet Explorer version 'X').
(iii) Which 'hit' it is on the site.

5.3 The General Information is not Personal Information. Diya Foundation's tracking system does not record personal information about individuals or link this information to any Personal Information collected from you.

5.4 The General Information is used by Diya Foundation for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns on the site and to gauge the public interest in Diya Foundation and the site. Such General Information may be shared by Diya Foundation with any person, at Diya Foundation's discretion.

5.5 5.5 Diya Foundation does NOT use cookies (electronic information stored on your computer's hard drive).

Usage of Information
6.1 Personal information will be used by Diya Foundation for internal purposes including the following:
Sending you inter alia emails, features, promotional material, surveys, brochures, catalogues, Diya Foundation Annual Report, Diya Foundation-in -Action, reminders for donations, regular updates on the utilisation of donations by Diya Foundation and other updates.

Processing your donations to Diya Foundation and purchases of Diya Foundation products on the site.
Delivering the Diya Foundation products you have purchased on the site /Receipt for donations made by you to Diya Foundation Maintaining an internal confidential database of all the Personal Information collected from visitors to the site Evaluating and administering the site and Diya Foundation's activities, responding to any problems that may arise and gauging visitor trends on the site

Disclosure of Personal Information by Diya Foundation
7.1 Within Diya Foundation, access to Personal Information collected by Diya Foundation will be given only to those persons who are authorised by Diya Foundation and third parties hired by Diya Foundation to perform administrative services. Diya Foundation will provide access to third parties for inter alia entering and managing Personal Information in Diya Foundation's Database, processing your orders or donations preparing address labels, sending emails, which require such third parties to have access to your Personal Information. Diya Foundation cannot guarantee that such parties will keep your Personal Information confidential and Diya Foundation will not be liable in any manner for any loss of confidentiality attributable to such third parties.

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

7.3 Diya 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 Diya Foundation.

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

8.1 Diya Foundation endevours to use up-to-date security measures to protect your Personal Information.The site is a VERISIGN approved site.

8.2 Diya 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.

Links to other Websites
The site contains links to other websites for the benefit of it's visitors. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such other websites. Diya 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.

Variation of the Privacy Policy
Diya Foundation shall be absolutely entitled at its sole discretion from time to time add to, 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.

Copyright Protection
All content on this site including graphics, text, icons, interfaces, audio clips, logos, images and software is the property of Diya 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 Diya 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, making a donation or placing an order for the purchase of Diya Foundation products. 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 Diya Foundation. All other trademarks, brands and copyrights other than those belonging to Diya Foundation belong to their respective owners and are their property.



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