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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy specifies how we protect your personal data and keep it confidential.
We do not rent or sell visitor or donor information to third parties. We will not transfer or share this information with other third parties unless compelled by law.This Privacy Policy applies to all Oorvani Foundation personnel and volunteers who have access to your data (“we” or “us”).


We collect information when you visit our site, when you subscribe to our mailing lists and when you donate to the trust. We’ll let you know what information is required for each action, and try to require the least amount of information necessary. This will usually involve details such as your name and email.

We collect information to process your donation, including name, address, email id, PAN number and credit card details – this information will be shared with the payment gateway (Razorpay) and donation management software (Zoho). Name and PAN number will be shared with our auditor as required by law. Such information shall remain confidential unless required to be disclosed by law.

We collect information regarding visits to our website. Like most servers, IP addresses [which include location data, browser, operating system, visiting time (local and server), session, actions per visit, page views per visit, returning visitors, and referring site information] are logged automatically on access to our website.


We use cookies for a limited number of purposes. A “cookie” is a tiny element of data that our site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. If you are concerned about your privacy and the use of cookie technology you may set your web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. You may also set your browser to refuse the cookies our site attempts to send you. However, if you choose to reject cookies from some functions on the website may be limited.


We take industry standard security measures to protect personal information under our control from loss, misuse, and breach, but like with every website, there are risks associated with uploading your information online.

When you are asked for your personal information, you are sharing that information with and its team alone, unless stated otherwise. You retain the right to view and request copies, deletion, and modification of the personal data we collect from you.

Contact to exercise these rights.

We store contact data for our mailing list subscription and for sending you donation appeals or organisational updates. We collect this contact information when you sign up voluntarily for the Citizen Matters mailing list. This data is stored in our contact relationship database (CRM).


We use social media and third party platforms to advance our mission. These platforms and applications are often provided by third party service providers. Please see their privacy policies for more information.


We’ve updated this policy on 1 August 2020. In case of any question, comments or complaints please send us an email on

Policy template courtesy Internet Freedom Foundation