Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the Shivanjali.org

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.shivanjali.org. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information

Shivanjali.org recognizes the importance of maintaining your privacy. We value your privacy and appreciate your trust in us. This Policy describes how we treat user information we collect on Shivanjali.org and other offline sources. This Privacy Policy applies to current and former visitors to our website and to our online customers. By visiting and/or using our website, you agree to this Privacy Policy. Shivanjali.org is a property of Shivanjali Gauseva Pratishthan, Thane, Maharashtra.

This Privacy Statement discloses the privacy practices for gomatagauseva. (“Gomatagauseva”, “We” or “Us”) and how it treats the information that Gomatagauseva collects and receives, including information related to your past use of Gomatagauseva Temple Board donation, products and services. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Gomatagauseva Temple Board, Gomatagauseva does not own or control or to people that Gomatagauseva Temple Board, Gomatagauseva does not employ or manage.

Information collected by Gauseva

We will not knowingly use information collected on this website to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. gomatagauseva collects information from our users at several different points on our website. For purposes of this Privacy Statement, “Personally Identifiable Information” refers to information that can directly identify an individual; for example, such information may include an individual’s name, mailing address, phone number or email address.

1.1 Information that Is Automatically Collected: We use IP addresses, with the help of a business partner, to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to Personally Identifiable Information.

1.2 Information that Is Collected by Cookies: A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user’s hard drive containing information about that user. By setting a cookie on our website, the user would not have to log in with a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our website. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our website. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our website. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our website.

1.3 Information that Is Actively Submitted to gomatagauseva: A user must provide contact information (such as name and email address) so that we can stay in touch with our users. This information is also used to fulfill order and registration requests. To donate online or for other service ordered, a user must provide contact information (such as name and shipping address) and financial information (such as a credit card number and its expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes, with the help of our service provider (the bank which is providing us the payment gateway facilities), and to fill users’ orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with the user

1.4 Third Party Advertisers on gomatagauseva’s Website: Presently, we do not provide any third-party advertisement on our website. No third-party interference is yet allowed and hence there is no question of collecting any information from third party from our website. In future, if we allow advertisement on this website with authorized permission, we will decide on the collection of private information by third party or use of cookies by third party. The necessary information will be mentioned in this place.

1.5 Information gomatagauseva Obtains from Third Parties: Presently website is not collecting user information from third party. Only in case of Payment Gateway, the bank (who so ever provides the payment gateway services for online transaction) collects very critical information like Credit card or debit card number, Expiry date of credit card or debit card, Credit card or debit card holders name, amount deducted from their credit or debit account and any other relevant information which is must for online transaction. This information is collected by payment gateway service provider and this information along with your contact information are stored with payment gateway service provider. Shivanjali Gauseva Pratishthan NGO stores only your contact information and amount you donate or pay for various services or products

The critical information like credit or debit card number, its expiry date, card holders name, bank name is not at all stored with Shivanjali Gauseva Pratishthan NGO website, infact it is stored with the payment gateway services providers. The payment gateway service provider sends the transaction number to Shivanjali Gauseva Pratishthan NGO website on completion of payment procedure along with status of transaction (like success, cancel or error).

As gomatagauseva is not at all collecting credit or debit card details there is no question of storing it to the server of Shivanjali Gauseva Pratishthan and using it for any purpose. This critical information is solely stored with payment gateway service provider. They also never use your card details with any third party except the bank from where they need to deduct sanctioned amount by you.

a. On Successful transaction of payment: In case of successful transaction of payment for donation, services or product the user will inform accordingly. The details will also inform via email (if proper email address provided at the time of payment). The amount will be deducted from user’s respective bank and credited in the account of gomatagauseva account. The user will get necessary entry in their passbook or bank statement directly from their bank. If payment is for donation, user will get income tax exemption certificate (in India only). The certificate will be provided in the form of donation slip (online) and user has to get it printed. If user want it physical receipt, then it will be delivered to his contact address within two months from the date of payment online. The exemption from income tax is only granted in case of donation made to gomatagauseva and is not refundable on any condition. However, payment of services or for purchase of products like books etc is not exempted from income tax.

b. On Cancel of transaction of payment: If user cancels the transaction in middle of the process, the details are stored in the database and transaction of record generated mentioning that user has interfered in middle of transaction and cancels the transaction. In case of cancellation of transaction, it is possible that server might have already completed transaction and user may get the report of transaction late. In that case: If transaction is for donation cancel of order is not possible If transition is for services or purchase of product than user has to enter cancellation of order procedure. This is possible by user to enter in their account by userid and password and selecting the order which is required to be cancelled If order is already processed (for example book is already sent or services are already enjoyed) then cancellation is not possible

Communications from Gauseva

Welcome Emails and General Correspondence. We send a welcoming email to the email address associated with the account a user has created to verify the user’s password and username. This process is designed to prevent e-mail addresses from being used without permission in the creation of a gomatagauseva account. Established users will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive some of these types of communications. Please see our opt-out options below.

Site and Service Updates. We send the user website and service announcement updates. Users are not permitted to unsubscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the website and/or service. We may communicate with users to provide services that users request or to discuss issues relating to their account. Surveys & Contests. From time-to-time our website requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and, as such, the user has a choice whether to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level).

Information collected by gauseva is used Demographic Information. We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners. The aggregated demographic information is not linked to any Personally Identifiable Information that can identify any individual person. Communicating with Our Users. We use Personally Identifiable Information (such as your name, telephone number or email address) to communicate with our users when they have questions, concerns or comments about their accounts or the services that we provide. If you contact us, we may or may not delete your emails or voicemails to us. Information Shared with Third Parties. We do not share your information with third party except you provide while payment transaction to payment gateway service providers. Use a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not use Personally Identifiable Information for any use other than credit card processing; however, we will not be responsible or liable for use of the information required by credit card companies in contravention of their policies, contractual obligations or general good business procedures.

Partner with third parties who provide services to our users. When the user signs up for or agrees to receive a specific service provided by the third party (i.e., PostMasterDirect advertisements), we share the information that is needed for the third party to provide the services. Share your Personally Identifiable Information with other entities that are owned by gomatagauseva, that own Shivanjali Gauseva Pratishthan NGO, or have some sort of corporate ownership relationship with gomatagauseva Addressing Legal Issues. Further, we provide Personally Identifiable Information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. Further, we believe it is necessary to share Personally Identifiable Information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of gomatagauseva’s terms of use, or as otherwise required by law