PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy discloses the practices of Vedanta Cultural Foundation (hereinafter referred to as, ‘We’, ‘Us’ and ‘Our’) regarding user’s (hereinafter ‘You’) information being collected, method of such information collection, use of such information, sharing of such information with third parties, how We safeguard information collected and the choices You can make about the way such information is collected, used and disclosed including how to access and update the information. By using the website www.vedantapune.org (the “Site”), including but not limited to any audio or visual lectures, recordings, webcasts, You agree to accept without reservation the terms of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies regardless of the means or device You use to use the Site.

PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE US

When you choose to register with Us by filling the registration, we collect the following information:

  1. ​Personal Information – Name, Age, City and Country of Residence

  2. ​Contact Information- Phone Number, Email Address.

WHY IS THE INFORMATION COLLECTED?

We will use the aforementioned Personal Information provided by You for the following purposes: -

  1. ​Facilitate in providing the Services including updates and reminders for upcoming events.
  2. ​Provide relevant services based on your age and location.
  3. ​Send You details on future events, study avenues and programs etc.
  4. ​To comply with legal and statutory requirements including the necessity to establish or preserve a legal claim or defence, necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as wilful attacks on Our information technology systems.

In the event You choose to make a donation to Us we may also collect information such as passport number, Citizenship and/or Tax identification numbers as we are required to do so to comply with Indian Tax and Trust regulations.

SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

We use trackers on Our website. For more information, kindly review our cookie policy.

In addition to the aforementioned Personal information, if You choose to make a donation to Us, You will be redirected to a third party payment gateway PayU Payments Private Limited. Any information provided by You on PayU Payments Private Limited in the form of as personal and credit card information, this shall be governed by the Privacy Policy and terms of use of PayU Payments Private Limited.

We may also use the following third parties for the aforementioned purposes. These third parties provide a high level of data protection. For more information, kindly visit their respective sites. You can unsubscribe from any of the following by emailing us at info@vedantapune.org

  1. Mailjet - A third party, independent contractor used to send you reminder and promotional emails related to the purpose. Please see Mailjet legal policies.
  2. ​Mailchimp - A third party, independent contractor used to send you reminder and promotional emails related to the purpose. Please see Mailchimp legal policies.
  3. Twilio - A third party, independent contractor used to send you to send you reminder and promotional SMS’s related to the purpose. Please see Twilio privacy policy.
  4. Textlocal - A third party, independent contractor used to send you to send you reminder and promotional SMS’s related to the purpose. Please see Textlocal privacy policy.
  5. Mailgun - A third-party, independent contractor used to send you emails related to the purpose. Please see Mailgun privacy policy.
  6. Sendgrid - A third-party, independent contractor used to send you emails related to the purpose. Please see Sendgrid privacy policy.
  7. Zoom - A third-party, independent contractor used to provide Video conferencing and communication service and would collect and store your personal information. Please see Zoom privacy policy.
  8. Jot form - A third party, independent contractor is used to collect and store your personal information. Please see Jot form privacy policy.
  9. Google form - A third party, independent contractor is used to collect and store your personal information. Please see Google form privacy policy.

We assume no liability whatsoever for any disclosure of Personal Information due to unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or any other acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.

SECURITY

We make reasonable effort to preserve the privacy and confidentiality of Your Personal Information shared with Us. However, You understand and acknowledge that no internet site can fully eliminate security risks associated with protecting such information. Further, while We have in place security measures to protect Your Personal Information against unauthorized disclosure We cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted on the internet and You agree to do so at Your own risk.

The personal information shared by You will be stored in servers located in United States, European Union and India, and it will be kept to same data protection standards.

STORAGE AND RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Your Personal Information will not be stored for longer than is necessary for the purposes described in this Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy, or to otherwise meet legal requirements.

You have the right to request that We remove Your Personal Information from our databases and the right to access, update and correct inaccuracies in Your Personal Information in our custody or control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. If You wish to access, update or delete Your personal information stored with Us You can do so by mailing Us at info@vedantapune.org

FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES

We reserve the right to recover the costs and lawyers’ fees from persons using the Site fraudulently. We reserve the right to initiate legal proceedings against such persons for fraudulent use of the Site.

GRIEVANCES

SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY GRIEVANCES ABOUT THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU MAY CONTACT OUR DESIGNATED GRIEVANCE OFFICER FOR THIS PURPOSE SARISHA BHARUCHA BY EMAILING HER AT info@vedantapune.org. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU CONVEY YOUR CONSENT TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, TO CHANGE, MODIFY, ADD OR DELETE PORTIONS OF THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT PROVIDING ANY PRIOR NOTICE TO YOU.THE REVISED POLICY WILL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING TO OUR SITE UNLESS OTHERWISE MENTIONED. THIS VERSION OF THE POLICY IS EFFECTIVE FROM THE DAY YOU FIRST USE THE SITE [WWW.VEDANTAPUNE.ORG]. YOU SHALL BE BOUND BY THE REVISED PRIVACY POLICY AND IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK THE SAME FROM TIME TO TIME. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE REVISED PRIVACY POLICY SHALL BE NO DEFENCE IN ANY PROCEEDINGS WITH REGARD TO THE PRIVACY POLICY.

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