The University’s websites automatically collect a certain amount of personal information about you when you are browsing or otherwise using the website. This is described below. This privacy statement deals primarily with the automatic collection of data about you and how it is handled.
The University also explicitly collects personal information through its interactions with you – for example, applying for jobs, enrolling in units of study, completing a survey etc. wherein you yourself, knowingly provide your personal information.
Information Collection and Use
Information you submit through our website, such as your name, email, other contact information, may be collected by the University for internal marketing and development purposes as well as to respond to your inquiries.
Our website may use online data entry forms to collect personally identifiable information, including your name and contact information (email, address, telephone number) and other identifiers in order to allow you to provide website feedback, register for events, or use our online applications and services.
We may reveal personally identifiable information about you to unaffiliated/ affiliated third parties:
- if you request or authorise it;
- if the information is provided to help complete a transaction for you;
- if the information is provided to comply with the law, applicable regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental requests, court orders or subpoenas, to enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use or other agreements, or to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others (e.g., to a consumer reporting agency for fraud protection etc.);
- if the disclosure is done as part of a purchase, transfer or sale of services or assets (e.g., in the event that substantially all of our assets are acquired by another party, customer information may be one of the transferred assets);
We may share information that does not personally identify you without restriction.
Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth does not and will not sell any personal information to third parties for their use in direct marketing, advertising, or promotion of their products or services.
Cookies and Website Analytics
Our website may use Google Analytics (or other similar web analytics tools) to collect information about visitor traffic and behavior. This allows us to identify usage trends and to improve the performance and content of our websites.
We do not use this tool to collect or store your personal information, and it cannot be used to identify who you are.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information we gather about you, we have taken reasonable steps to protect the information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
Information from E-mail You Send to Us
If you decide to send us an electronic mail message (e-mail), the message will contain your return e-mail address. If you include personally-identifying information in your e-mail because you want us to address issues specific to your situation, we may use that information in responding to your request. Also, e-mail is inherently not secure against interception. Please send only information necessary to help us process your request.
Information Collected from Interactive Forms
On some of our web pages we offer interactive forms that let you voluntarily submit personal information (such as your e-mail address, name, or organisation).In such cases, all submitted information is used only for the purposes for which it is intended.
Last revised on June 5, 2017