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WE CARE ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY
At The Dakshana Foundation (“Dakshana”), we understand and appreciate that your decision to choose us for your philanthropic donation is an expression of confidence. You trust us with your donation and you trust us to keep secure any information we obtain from you or about you. We understand that privacy is important, and we are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of both our current and prospective donors as well as visitors to our Website.
WEBSITE PRIVACY NOTICE
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Our primary goals in collecting personal information are to share information about our work, to invite you to events designed to update you on Dakshana’s activities, to allow you to request information, and to thank you for your support. However, in order to deliver personalized and relevant information to you through our Website we collect certain information from users. Please do not provide any sensitive information or health information. If you should do so inadvertently, we will use and disclose that information in the same manner as any other information you provide to us as more fully described below.
In operating our website, we may collect and process the following data or information about you:
Personally identifiable information:
If you make a donation to Dakshana, we will request personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, address, phone number and email address. We seek such information to facilitate your donation and communicate with you about it. In addition, we may use this information to update you on Dakshana’s work, to improve our promotional efforts, and to answer any questions that you may have.
Unless you specify that a gift be “anonymous” or otherwise request that your name not be listed, we list the names of our Donors in our Website, Annual Reports and other materials to recognize the generosity of those who support Dakshana. We do not sell or rent our donor lists to anyone. We also do not share your personal data with any third parties other than service providers we employ to perform functions on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and email, processing credit card payments and organizing events specifically designed to keep you abreast of Dakshana’s activities. These companies and individuals have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but are not authorized to use it for any other purpose.
If you post a query on Dakshana’s Website, Dakshana will collect your name, email address, and your mobile number. This information will be used only to respond to your query and communicate with you.
Non-personal information is used primarily to provide an enhanced online experience, including, but not limited to traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, including your IP address, the date and time you accessed or left the Website and which pages you viewed, the type of operating system in use [e.g. Macintosh, Windows], the domain name, and the type of browser being used [e.g. Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.].
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Dakshana will not sell your personal information to third parties. However, Dakshana will use the information we collect for the following purposes:
- To share or disclose information with your consent.
- To comply with applicable law, regulation or governmental request; protect safety of Dakshana, Website users or others; protect the rights or property of Dakshana; to comply with contractual obligations of Dakshana; and, other instances when Dakshana is legally required to disclose your information.
- To share information that is public or does not include personal information.
- To provide you with information relating to our services.
- To provide third parties with statistical information about the users of our website.
- To any affiliated business entities or third parties necessary to provide services to you, including, but not limited to, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries (if any), as well as third parties involved in the administration and operation of our services.
- To a third party if we sell any or all of our business and/or assets to them.
Dakshana Donation Refund Policy:
Dakshana takes the utmost care to process donations as per the instructions given by our donors, online and offline. However, in case of an unlikely event of an erroneous donation or if the donor would like to cancel his donation, Dakshana will respond to the donor, as soon as practicable after, receiving a valid request for refund from the donor. The timely refund of the donation will depend upon the type of credit card/banking instrument used during the transaction. The donor will have to send Dakshana a written request for a refund within 48 hours of making the donation to Dakshana’s email firstname.lastname@example.org along with proof of the deduction of the donation amount.
If the tax exemption certificate is already issued, then we are sorry but we will not be able to refund the donation.
We do not track or collect personally identifiable information about our Website users unless you choose to subscribe for Dakshana updates via e-mail and/or make a donation through our Website.
We care about the security of your personal data and we employ commercially suitable physical, electronic, and managerial security techniques and procedures to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the organization, including encrypting financial donations using SSL. You should be aware, however, that no transmission of data over the Internet is 100% secure and that unauthorized third parties may unlawfully intercept or access private data. You provide us with this information at your own risk.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITE INTERACTION
By accessing other third party websites through our Website you are consenting to the terms and privacy policies of those third party websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them. We do not have control over whether third parties track a user’s online activities over time and across different websites.
USERS ONLY OVER THE AGE OF 10
If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information, we will contact all donors directly, whether in writing, telephonically or via email, and notify all others by posting a prominent announcement on our Website.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Ms. Julie Anno
The Dakshana Foundation
1220 Roosevelt, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92620, USA
We would like to thank our donors for selecting Dakshana to make philanthropic investments, our prospective partners for considering Dakshana and our visitors for taking the time to understand more about Dakshana by browsing our Website.
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