Updated on 5th June, 2021
User information on this site is kept strictly confidential. The foundation may, however, use this information from time to time for purposes such as corresponding with the users for various issues. We shall duly seek permission of the users in such cases.
We collect personal information when you create an account or edit your account information, or make a donation. Some of this information is a legal requirement of the Government of India, such as your postal address. Other information is used to facilitate your use of the site such as knowing your taxpayer status so that we show you options that you are eligible to make as well as amounts in your local currency.
We do not collect or have access to the credit card numbers or bank account information our third-party vendors ( i.e. Stripe or Razorpay ) collect to process online transactions. Adwaita Foundation will not share, rent or sell your personal information to third parties.
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EU privacy / data protection rights
EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has provided the below rights to the EU residents: Right to information – including contact details to the Data Protection Officer (DPO), the purposes for processing Personal Information and the rights of the individual.
Right to access the Personal Information that are processed
Right to erasure (”Right to be forgotten”)
Right to rectification
Right to restriction of processing
Right to data portability of the Personal Information supplied to Adwaita Foundation by the EU resident
Right to object (opt-out) to processing (unless Adwaita Foundation otherwise has compelling legitimate grounds)
EU residents can exercise these rights by raising a request directly with us.
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