Privacy Policy

Drishti Foundation Trust Website Privacy Policy : Last Updated on January 2016

Privacy is an important consideration for DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST and we are committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to this site.

No Personal Information required
To access the base content on our site, you will not be required to provide any personal information. However, we use Google Analytics to measure website traffic and improve our website design, and Google does use a cookie to collect anonymous traffic tracking data. We do not collect personally identifiable data from users based on visits to our web pages. However, if a visitor registers with us or sends us an email, we will have access to additional information and discuss such cases in more detail below. 

General Information for Casual Visitors
When you request information from our website, the web server uses your IP address to communicate with you, and this minimal information is always retained for a period of time on our server. Your computer can be identified from the IP address while you are connected to the Internet, although it normally would not identify you individually as the user. As a matter of course, our site will automatically gather certain general information such as the number of visitors on the site and the most frequently visited areas. However, this information cannot be used to identify you personally. We use this aggregate information to try to improve the site, making it more useful and usable. 

Personal Information of some DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST Users 
The website showcases some important user experiences which might benefit other potential DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST users. Please note that whatever minimal personal information about the user is shared has been done after the users consent.

Information for Other Visitors:
Email Activities
If you choose to send us email messages, we will use the messages only to respond to them and will not share them with anyone, unless you give us explicit permission to do so or by order of an appropriate court of law directing us to do so. 

No Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
We don’t sell or provide our donor lists to third parties, other than those we use for specific support of DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST efforts (such as Google Analytics and Phoenix) and who have agreed to not provide such information to other third parties. As a general requirement of law, we will respond to documents in a legal proceeding, such as court orders or subpoenas, if we receive any.

Other Sites
We have no control over the privacy of external web sites which might be linked from this web site. We reference other web sites that you may wish to visit, but this Privacy Policy does not apply beyond this site.

Privacy Policy Changes
We may decide to change the Privacy Policy but, if we choose to do so, we will post the changes here.

If you have any questions about the Privacy Policy, or about any other aspect of operation of the site, please contact us at info@drishtifoundation.org and we will respond confidentially.

The terms and conditions regarding using DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST website (www.drishtifoundation.org) are mentioned below.

DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST holds the discretion to modify the users terms and conditions if need be. However it shall be effective within a month of posting it in this section whenever it happens.

This is an agreement between DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST and the user/visitor to the website. This Agreement governs the use of DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST web site, which includes contents like text, information, images as well as all services available to the users through the same.

Who to become a User?

The services are available only to individuals (excluding minors) who are eligible for legally binding contracts under applicable law. Our services are not available to temporarily or indefinitely suspended DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST users.

How one should use DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST Website Content

The content consists of copyrighted works proprietary to DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST or to partners/ third parties who have provided us with content. You may download and print a single copy of the content solely for your use in connection with your internal non-commercial use. Any content you download or print may not be altered in any way and must contain all copyright and proprietary rights notices that were contained in such content. Any unauthorized or unapproved use of any of the content constitutes copyright infringement and subjects the user to all civil and criminal penalties provided for under domestic and international copyright laws and treaties.

Personal Information of User

Personal Information is defined as any information the user provides us. The user is solely responsible for such personal information, and we act as a passive conduit for receiving and processing your requests based on the user’s personal information.

With respect to Personal Information (or any items listed therein):

  • shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading;
  • shall not be fraudulent;
  • shall not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
  • shall not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising);
  • shall not be defamatory, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing;
  • shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
  • Shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs (Internet Service Providers) or other suppliers.

Rights & Privileges of use of the user’s Personal Information

In order to enable DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST to use the personal information you supply us with, so that we are not violating any rights you might have in that information, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright and publicity rights (but no other rights) you have in personal information, in any media now known or not currently known, with respect to personal information. DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST will only use personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Information Accuracy

The site & certain services will be accessible to users of the website as identified in the Registration Forms or relevant sections. All user information provided to us, including without limitation the information on the Registration Forms, must be current, accurate, and complete. If we at any time discover any error or omission in the information you provide to us, we may, at our option, terminate the right to access and use the site by any user. The user is responsible for the acts or omissions by the use of the site, and for any damages incurred by the user as a result thereof.

Business Relationship

You as the user and DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer, franchiser-franchisee or other business relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.

Intellectual Property

DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST owns all worldwide rights, titles and interests in and to the site. You may create a bookmark in your browser to the home page of the website. Otherwise, you may not create a link to the site without our prior written approval. All rights not expressly granted in this Agreement are reserved to us. No other rights or licenses whether express, implied, arising by estoppels, or otherwise are conveyed or intended by this Agreement. To facilitate your access to and use of our site or portions thereof, we may make certain software available to you. The terms of your use of such software will be stated separately in a license agreement that will be included with the software. You agree to only use such software in a manner permitted pursuant to such license agreements.

Damage to Website Content

You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained herein without our prior expressed written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST website. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. Much of the information on our site is updated on a real time basis and is proprietary or is licensed to DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST by our users or third parties. You agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works, or publicly display any content from our website without the prior expressed written permission of DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST or the appropriate third party.

Breach of Agreement

Without limiting other remedies, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your membership/subscription and refuse to provide our services to the user: (a) if the user breaches this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference; (b) if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information the user provides to us; or (c) if we believe that the user�s actions may cause legal liability for you, our users or us.

Termination of Agreement

Your right to access and use the site immediately terminates without further notice upon the user’s breach of this Agreement. We may terminate this Agreement and/or the user’s right to use the site at any time, with or without cause. We reserve the right to discontinue or make changes to the site at any time.

Privacy of Members

DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST is dedicated to protecting the privacy of its users.

Warranty of Services

We and our partners provide DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST website and services “AS IS” and without any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory. We and our associates specifically disclaim any implied warranties of with respect to any product or service.

Limit of Liability & Exclusion of Damages

DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST will not be responsible or liable to any user of the website or its services for any direct, compensatory, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, and exemplary or punitive damages for any reason such as use of content, services, errors, inaccuracies, omissions, defects, untimeliness, security breaches or any other causes.

Indemnity

The user has to agree to indemnify and hold us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys arising from or incurred as a result of, or in any manner related to

  • the user’s breach of the terms of this Agreement,
  • the user’s unauthorized or unlawful use of the site, and
  • the unauthorized or unlawful use of the site by any other person using the user’s identity.

Arbitration

Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this agreement or our services shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules applicable to New Delhi. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted at New Delhi, NCT of Delhi, India and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either the user or DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction at New Delhi, India necessary to protect the rights or property of the user or DRISHTI FOUNDATION TRUST pending the completion of arbitration.