This Privacy Statement applies to the following websites owned and maintained by Ramakrishna Mission Sevasharama, Vrindavan.
Thank you for visiting the websites of Ramakrishna Mission Sevasharama (acronym: RKMSVRIND), hereafter collectively referred to as “websites”. We, RKMSVRIND, Vrindavan Dt. Mathura, do not collect personal information about visitors to our websites unless you choose to provide that information to us. We will use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested.
Information collected and stored automatically
When you visit our websites, we automatically gather and store the following information about your visit so that we can track the use of our Websites in order to make improvements. This information is stored and used in the aggregate only, and is not used to contact you personally:
The IP address from which you access our websites;
The type of browser and operating system used to access our websites;
The date and time you access our websites;
The pages, files, documents and links that you visit; and
The domain of the website which referred you to this website (the last website you visited before visiting this one).
When you leave comments on our websites we collect the data shown in the comment-form, and also your IP address and browser user-agent string to help spam detection. These comments’ content (your name and content text) will be publicly shown (provided they meet our Comments Policy given below) on the same page you write the comment.
RKMVERI welcomes comments on the web-pages on its websites from the site visitors. Comment text should be generally useful, meaningful to RKMSVRIND or general public and relevant to the webpage; it should not be disparaging, or disrespectful, or non-offensive towards any individual or entity. RKMVERI reserves the right to reject any comment if it thinks the comment violates the Comment policy.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (like RKMSVRIND secure Portal), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
We take reasonable steps to design and manage the websites’ technology to ensure that its information technology systems, applications, and information technology infrastructure are secure. We secure credit card / debit card / wallet / net banking processing based on compliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards by our payment gateway. When you use your credit card / debit card / wallet / net banking for any donation or payment on our RKMSVRIND Secure Portal, that transaction is always encrypted when traveling over the Internet.
Third-party Plug-Ins, Widgets, and Links embedded on RKMSVRIND Sites
Within the websites of RKMSVRIND, there are embedded applications, plug-ins, widgets or links to non- Vrindavan Dt. Mathura Websites (collectively “sites”), such as, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud, etc. These sites operate independently of RKMSVRIND and have their own privacy policies. When you visit these sites, you leave our Websites and no longer will be subject to our privacy and security policies. RKMSVRIND, Vrindavan Dt. Mathura, is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of other sites, and such sites are not intended to be an endorsement of those sites or their content.
Embedded content from Third-party websites