Privacy Policy

Last Modified: June 16, 2023

We place our highest value on your trust and put top priority on protecting your information and your fundamental right towards privacy and this privacy policy describes the information we collect from you, how we use and process that information and our legal basis for doing so in relation to our services.

This Privacy Policy applies to (“Website" or “Site”). The Webisteis owned by NATIONAL SKILLS FOUNDATION OF INDIA or one of its subsidiary or affiliated companies (collectively, "Organisation") or collectively referred to as (“Us” or “We”). This Privacy Policy only covers information collected at the Website. This Privacy Policy may apply to the information that Organisationcollects offline, but only if specifically stated at the time of collection or if the information is combined in our databases. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully. In addition, please review our Terms of Use, which governs your use of the Website. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.

By visiting the Websiteand using the services offered on the Website you agree to our Terms of Use and that you agree that you have understood this Privacy Policy.


1. Scope

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is an electronic record in the form of an electronic contract formed under the Indian Contract Act, 1872 and this Privacy Policy is published in accordance with the provisions of the Indian Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules made thereunder, specifically, The Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal data or information) Rules, 2011 and the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules, 2011.This Policy does not require any physical, electronic or digital signature. This Policy is a legally binding document between you and the Organisation.

We collect and process your personal and third party data carefully, only for the purposes described in this Policy and only to the extent necessary as defined herein and within the scope of the applicable legal regulations. This Policy seeks to ensure that any personal information or third party information handled by usis managed in a way that is ethical, compliant and adheres to best industry practices.

This Policy describes ourcurrent data protection policies and practices and may be amended/updated from time to time. Any changes to this Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Policy on our Website. We suggest that you regularly check this Policy to apprise yourself of any updates. Your continued use of Website or provision of data or information thereafter will imply your unconditional acceptance of such updates to this Policy.

2. Giving your Consent

By mere use of the Website, you expressly consent to ouruse and disclosure of your Personal Information (as defined below) and third-party information in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy, please do not use this Website. This Policy shall be deemed to be incorporated into the terms of use of the Website and shall be read in addition to the terms of use.

The Websitemay contain content served by third parties, including videos and advertisements, and we work with third party service providers to serve the Organisation advertisements elsewhere online. In connection with serving content and providing analytics and advertising services, third parties may collect certain information about your visits to this or other web sites and we may receive information regarding the use of the Sites and the effectiveness of our advertisements. We do not share Personal Information with these third parties, but the advertising networks, advertisers, ad agencies, analytics service providers and other vendors may set and access their own tracking devices (including cookies and web beacons) and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you (such as your general interest in certain book genres).

Note that we do not share your Personal Information (information that identifies you as a specific individual, such as your full name, email address or street address) with third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent; however, we may share your Personal Information under certain limited circumstances.

3. What does Information mean

Personal Information:Information for purpose of this policy shall include, but not limited to the following:

Personal information such as your name, photograph, address, telephone number, date of birth, gender, e-mail address, financial information details, Facebook profile, contacts, etc.;

Your log-in and password details in connection with the account sign-in process. We shall reserve the right to reject usernames that are offensive or are found to be unsuitable by the Company;

Limited access to your Facebook/ social media profiles if you choose to log in through such login process;

If you transact with us (through making donations / contributions), we collect some additional information, such as a billing address and mode of payment details;

If you choose to post messages on our message boards, chat rooms or other message areas or leave feedback, we will collect that information you provide to us. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide user support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law;

Details of any requests or transactions made by you through the Site; and

IP addresses, browser and operating system specifications, location etc.

Non-Personal Information: Non-personal Information means information that does not specifically identify an individual or business, but includes information from you, such as your browser type, the URL of the previous websites you visited, your Internet Service Provider (ISP), operating system and your Internet Protocol (IP) address.Wemay gather any Non-Personal Information regarding how many people visit this website, the pages they visit, their IP address, and the type of browser they used while visiting the Website (“hereinafter referred to as “Non-Personal Information”).Wemay also collect Non-Personal Information that you voluntarily provide, such as information included in response to a questionnaire or a survey conducted by us.

Personal Information, Non-Personal Information and third-party information hereinafter shall be referred to as “Information”.

4. How we collect and receive the Information

Wemay collect information from you when you

register as a campaigner on the Site

register as a user/donar on the Site

update or change personal details in your account

participate in campaigns conducted by us on the Website(if any)

download or update software.

Weand our business partners may use cookies to monitor the Website usage including, without limitation, to provide useful features to simplify your experience when you return to the Website, like remembering your login id, Personal Information and third-party information and to deliver relevant content based on your preferences, usage patterns and location.

Wemay also collect Non-Personal Information based on your browsing activity and in relation to your use or access to the Website like your browser type, your Internet Protocol address, your Operating System, your prior search results etc., which may or may not be publically accessible.

Information collected by usfrom a particular browser or device may be used with another computer or device that is linked to the browser or device on which suchinformation was collected.Personal Information is also collected through social media platforms, from solicited and unsolicited communications, responses to promotional and other materials, among others.

5. How we use this Information

Wemay use the Information you provide to fulfil your requests for our programs, campaigns and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

We use the Information about others to enable us to procure information about them. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our programs and services to them.

We may use the Information to monitor your use of the services and may review and analyse the Information provided by you to provide you with customized service.

We may use your Non-Personal Information for internal business purposes, such as data analysis, research, developing new campaigns, enhancing and improving existing services and in identifying usage needs.

6. How we share this Information

We may disclose information in the aggregate to third parties relating to user behaviour in connection with actual or prospective business relationship with those third parties, such as advertisers, investors, content distributors. We may also disclose aggregated user information for the purpose of maintaining & understanding user analytics and behaviour on the Site. For example, we may disclose the number of users on the Site, total and average contribution data, nationality of the contributors etc.

We may exchange, transfer, share, part with all information (personal information and/or any information provided by you), across borders and from your country and jurisdiction to any other countries and jurisdictions across the world (including India), with affiliates / agent / third party service provider / partners and other agencies for purposes specified under this Privacy Policy or to fulfil our obligations towards you or as may be required by law.

We may share personal information with our other corporate entities and affiliates to help detect and prevent identity theft, fraud and other potentially illegal acts; correlate related or multiple accounts to prevent abuse of our services; and to facilitate joint or co-branded services that you request where such services are provided by more than one corporate entity.

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in good faith if such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process. We may disclose personal information to law enforcement offices, third party rights Organisations, or others in good faith if such disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our Terms or Privacy Policy; respond to claims that an advertisement, posting or other content violates the rights of a third party; or protect the rights, property or personal safety of our users or the general public.

We and our affiliates will share some or all of your personal information with another business entity should we (or our assets) plan to merge with, or be acquired by that business entity, or in case of re-organization, amalgamation, restructuring of business.

7. Cookies

To enhance your experience with our sites, many of our web pages use "cookies." Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at one of our sites. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our sites. For example, we may use cookies to personalize your experience on our web pages (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to our site), save your password in password-protected areas, and enable you to use shopping carts on our Website. We also may use cookies to offer you products, programs, or services.

8. Anonymity

The Site allows a contributor to make an "anonymous" contribution to a campaign, even after registering through email or the Facebook login. By choosing to be anonymous, the Site does not publish the contributor's name or image on a campaign's contributor section and also does not provide the contributor's name to the campaigner, except for the phone number and billing/shipping addresses for the purpose of rewards delivery. We know about your identity when you register, but we shall not reveal it to anyone.

9. Right to Correction and Erasure

You shall have a right but not an obligation to erase of your Personal Information, after the completion of the purpose by the Organisation.The Site allows you to reach out to us and seek correction of any of your inaccurate, misleading and incomplete PersonalInformation and update yourPersonal Information as deem fit.

10. Right to confirmation and access

You can reach out to us for more clear information on how the Website is processing your Personal Information in accordance with the law.

11. Right to Portability

You shall have a right to request the Website to port your Personal Information available us, to another service provider. It is clarified that neither theOrganisation nor the Website are responsible for any form of breach, whatsoever, of your Personal Informationon any third party website or service provider to whom your Personal Information is provided. Accordingly, we do not make any representations concerning the privacy practices or policies of such third parties or terms of use of such third party websites, nor do we control or guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, videos, messages or other materials available on such third party websites.

12. Minor

We do not intend to attract anyone under the relevant age of consent to enter into binding legal contracts under the laws of their respective jurisdictions. Wedo not intentionally or knowingly collect Personal Information through the Website from anyone under that age. We encourage parents and guardians to be involved in the online activities of minor to ensure that no personal information is collected from a minor without their prior consent.

13. Limitation of Liability

Weshall not be liable to you for any loss of profit, production, anticipated savings, goodwill or business opportunities or any type of direct or indirect, incidental, economic, compensatory, punitive, exemplary or consequential losses arising out of performance or non-performance of its obligations under these Terms.

At any point of time, ourliability for any loss arising from a particular transaction carried out by you on the Website shall not exceed the consideration paid by you for that particular transaction.

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Privacy Policy or elsewhere, we shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage or misuse of your personal information, if such loss, damage or misuse is attributable to a Force Majeure Event.“Force Majeure Event” shall mean any event that is beyond the reasonable control of us and shall include, without limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion, strikes or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer, computer system or computer network, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption (provided beyond reasonable control of us), power or electricity failure or unavailability of adequate power or electricity.

14. European Union Users

Data protection laws in Europe requires a “lawful basis” for collecting and retaining personal information from citizens or residents of the European Economic Area which shall includes;

Performing the contract we have with you: In certain circumstances, we need your personal data to comply with our contractual obligation to deliver the services, enable creators to establish and display their projects, and enable backers to find and make pledges to them.

Legal compliance:We collect and use your data. For example, tax laws require us to retain records of pledges and payments made through our services.

Legitimate interests: This is a technical term in data protection law which essentially means we have a good and fair reason to use your data and we do so in ways which do not hurt your interests and rights. We sometimes require your data to pursue our legitimate interests in a way that might reasonably be expected as part of running our business and that does not materially impact your rights, freedom or interests. For example, we use identity, device, and location information to prevent fraud and abuse and to keep the services secure. We may also send you promotional communications about our services, subject to your right to control whether we do so.

We analyze how users interact with our Site so we can understand better what elements of the design are working well and which are not working so well. This allows us to improve and develop the quality of the online experience we offer all our users.

15. Opt-Out

We provide all users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving non-essential (promotional, marketing-related) communications from us on behalf of our campaigner, and from us in general, after setting up an account. All users are also given the option of cancelling their user accounts and bringing to our attention their desire to discontinue the use of our services. If you want to remove your contact information from this Site and our newsletters, please send us an email at. Even if user opts-out, we reserve a right to notify you about your existing account.

16. How we protect your Information.

We have taken adequate measures to protect the security of Information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honoured. Wetake robust precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Weconsider the confidentiality and security of your information to be of utmost importance. It therefore uses industry standards, and physical, technical and administrative security measures to keep Information confidential and secure and we will not share your Information with third parties, except as otherwise provided in this Policy. Please be advised, however, that while we strive to protect Information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warranty its absolute security when Information is transmitted over the internet into the Website. We will annually evaluate this necessity considering your privacy and our relation while keeping the applicable legislation in mind. Non-Personal Information will be retained indefinitely.

17. Link to Third Party Sites

Links to third-party advertisements, third-party websites or any third party electronic communication service may be provided on the Site which are operated by third parties and are not controlled by, or affiliated to, or associated with, us unless expressly specified on the Site.

We are not responsible for any form of transmission, whatsoever, received by you from any third party website. Accordingly, we do not make any representations concerning the privacy practices or policies of such third parties or terms of use of such third party websites, nor do we control or guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, videos, messages or other materials available on such third party websites. The inclusion or exclusion does not imply any endorsement by us of the third party websites, the website's provider, or the information on the website. The information provided by you to such third party websites shall be governed in accordance with the privacy policies of such third party websites and it is recommended that you review the privacy policy of such third party websites prior to using such websites.

18. Changes to this Policy

Wereserve the right to update, change or modify this Policy at any time. The Policy shall come to effect from the date of such update, change or modification.

19. Grievance Officer

In accordance with the Information Technology Act, 2000 and Rules made thereunder, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Email ID:

20. How to Contact Us

If you have additional questions or concerns about this Policy or want to make any request or suggestions regarding certain Personal Information, please contact us at.

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