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Privacy Policy

Hand in Hand India is committed to the ethical collection, retention and use of information that you provide to us about yourself (“Personal Information”) on this site“Site”)
Your Personal Information may comprise the following:

a) your name
b) your age
c) your occupation
d) your educational qualification
e) your email and mailing address
f) your telephone number
g) your payment processing details
h) limited personal details
i) Any other information that Hand in Hand India may require

The 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. Similarly, you will not be able to apply for an internship with us without providing the Site with Personal and Academic 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 you 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. Hand in Hand India’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 Hand in Hand India for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns on the Site and to gauge the public interest in Hand in Hand India and the Site. Such General Information may be shared by Hand in Hand India with any person, at Hand in Hand India’s discretion.
5.5 Cookies “Cookies” are small amounts of data that a website can send to a web browser on a visitor’s computer. The cookie is stored on a visitor’s computer. A cookie may enable the site holder to track how a visitor navigates through its site and the areas in which they show interest. This is similar to a traffic report: it tracks trends and behaviours but does not identify individuals. Information gathered may include the date and time of visits, pages viewed, time spent at the site, and the site visited just before and just after the Hand in Hand India site. Refusing Cookies on Hand in Hand India’s Website Customers may choose not to accept cookies. Your web browser may alert and permit you to refuse cookies. When you receive an alert, you may choose at that time to refuse that cookie. If the use of cookies is a concern to you, then please make sure your browser has this capability, and that you set your browser to alert you accordingly.

Usage of Information

6.1 Personal information will be used by Hand in Hand India for internal purposes including the following:
Sending you inter alia emails, features, newsletters, brochures, catalogues, and other updates.
maintaining an internal confidential database of all the Personal Information collected from visitors to the Site
evaluating and administering the Site and Hand in Hand India’s activities, responding to any problems that may arise and gauging visitor trends on the Site.

Disclosure of Personal Information by Hand in Hand India

7.1 Within Hand in Hand India, access to Personal Information collected by Hand in Hand India will be given only to those persons who are authorised by Hand in Hand India.
7.2 Hand in Hand India 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 Hand in Hand India.
7.3 Notwithstanding anything contained herein or any other contract between you and Hand in Hand India, Hand in Hand India 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 Hand in Hand India and it’s property, to fulfill your requests, to protect our visitors and other persons and if required by the policy of Hand in Hand India.
Hand in Hand India, 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 its visitors. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such other websites. Hand in Hand India is not expressly or impliedly responsible for or liable for 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

Hand in Hand India 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 Hand in Hand India 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 Hand in Hand India 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 or making a donation. 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 Hand in Hand India. All other trademarks, brands and copyrights other than those belonging to Hand in Hand India belong to their respective owners and are their property.