Privacy Policy

This policy is designed to help you understand how and other related web properties collect personally identifying information about you and how it uses and discloses that personal information. is a website of a charitable trust called Sarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF) existing under the laws of the Indian government. This Policy applies to information that personally identifies you (other than publicly available information) ("personal information") collected on or any additional web properties or third-party sites managed by SDF or, where indicated, other information you provide to us.Use of our site or provision of any personal information constitutes agreement to this policy. Do not use the site or provide information (or allow others to do so on your behalf) if you (and your principal if you are acting as agent) do not agree with all of the terms of use including this policy and any applicable supplemental privacy policy.

Information We Collect That You Do Not Provide

In addition, we collect some information automatically from visitors to the site, for example through the use of "cookies", "web beacons", and other tracking mechanisms. We collect at least the following: your domain name and host for Internet access; the Internet address of the site from which you came; the date and time of your access; your computer's IP address and information about its operating system, browser and host; the date and time you access the site and the pages you visit. If you do not want to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject them. However, if you turn cookies off, you may not have access to some of the site's services and features. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issues cookies when you access the Site. We also may employ web beacons from third parties to help us compile aggregated statistics regarding the operations of our site. We prohibit web beacons on our site from being used by third parties to collect or access your personal information.

Information We Collect That You Do Provide

It is always your choice, or the choice of anyone acting for you, whether to provide personal information. However, some must be provided to participate in certain programs or activities (such as to apply for a job), so the decision not to provide information might limit or eliminate certain functions of the Site or the ability to participate. Other information is up to your good judgment, e.g., do not provide personal information about yourself that could be misused by others in a chat room, bulletin board, blog or similar forum and do not provide personal information about others without their permission. The kinds of personal information we tend to request about you or others include but are not limited to your name, email address, native language, organization name, job title, city, state, region, age, locations for internet access and devices used.

Information You Provide About Others

Do not supply personal information about others unless you are authorized or required to do so by applicable law or contract and you consent to the Privacy Policy on behalf of yourself and the "data subject" (the person about whom you supply personal information). Before supplying personal information about others (except as otherwise allowed by law or contract), you must make available for the data subject's review and obtain their written consent. By submitting any personal information about others, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so and that you did all of the foregoing before submitting the information. If applicable law allows you to supply the information without doing the foregoing, you represent and warrant that you have abided by that law and that it allows us to receive and Disclose the information under this Policy without any further action on our part. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless against any failure by you to comply with this paragraph.

What We Generally Do with Personal Information Collected

In general, we use personal information we collect to pursue our mission and operations and to engage in the activity (and related activities) for which we collect it. Specifically, we may use your personal information to.

Your Ability to Update Personal Information

To the extent our systems require your personal information, in general, they provide the ability for you to update your information. SDF endeavors to keep your personal information accurate and up to date. If your personal information has changed, you may submit your new information there as well. We keep personal information for as long as we think is necessary or advisable and we reserve the right to retain it to the full extent not prohibited by law. We may discard personal information in our discretion, so you should retain your own records, and not rely upon our storage of any personal information or other data.

Information Security

We use reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information received from our users from unauthorized use or disclosure.

Your Particular Consents

SDF is interested in letting you know about and receiving your particular consent to a few activities relating to personal information that will help us to deal with personal information that is Disclosed in furtherance of our mission, operations and programs. These are described immediately below.


We do not want to collect information from children. Do not provide any personal information unless you are at least 13 years of age, and please caution your children not to provide any.


We store data associated with your application on a site provided by a service provider. The data is not encrypted but the service provider has agreed to provide a commercially reasonable level of security. Your data will also circulate through our offices and relevant Third Parties and we do not control Third Parties. You should assume the site, storage and use generally is not encrypted and you should take steps to promote security. Please be wary of email "phishing" or other scams by persons pretending to be a Third Party or us.

Policy Changes

This Policy describes what we currently envision, but is subject to change. You agree that this Policy amends and replaces any previous privacy policies. Check this page periodically if you would like to monitor changes.