Privacy Policy

Introduction:

The donation site of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math (https://donations.belurmath.org), is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to its websites. This privacy policy describes the collection, use, and security of information received when users visit its sites. From time to time, Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission may amend provisions of this policy.

Information Collected:

Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, respects your privacy and recognizes the need to protect the personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified by name, address, and telephone number) you share with us. We would like to assure you that we make best efforts when it comes to protecting your privacy on our donation site. 

This information is saved in a secure environment and is kept for our records and to make it easier for you to use our services on return visits. To serve you faster and with better quality. No third party has access to the information we collect this way.

In general, you can visit our donation site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We use Google Analytics for analyzing information such as the browser type, device type and most visited pages, but the individual user remains anonymous. Our collection of website use information may involve the use of cookies.

Needless to add, all information collected shall only be used internally within Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math.

We may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our corporate policies, or to protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies for marketing or commercial purposes.

We may use your e-mail address and other contact information provided to us through our website to send you  newsletters / invitation letters from us. If you do not want to receive such information, you can change your communication preferences and remove yourself from our email list at any time. 

If you have signed up as a donor on our donation site, we have provided you with a means to log into your account and edit your personal information including name, postal address and phone number to ensure its accuracy at all times.

Our donation site is a general audience site that is not designed nor intended to collect personal information from children under the age of 12. It does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 12, and does not use such information if it discovers that it has been provided. To respect the privacy of children and to comply with the laws of the country, children under the age of 12 should not provide any personal information on this site. We request that parents supervise their children while online.

Information Security and Disclosure Policy :

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, we have employed reasonable and current Internet security methods and technologies.

The statistical and personally identifying information received through our donation site is only used for sending the donation receipts and acknowledgements. Sometimes we may send you appeals for help with Belur Math’s ongoing projects.

Credit card Transactions processed are through a Bank Hosted Page and SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) technology is used to encrypt your personal information when you affirmatively respond to a Provider’s offer and authorize us to transmit your personal information to a Provider for fulfillment. Please note that a Provider may employ security methods and technologies that differ from ours, and we encourage you to read that policy before responding to a Provider’s offer. We never store your credit card/bank related information on our site.

Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be communicated through our website at least 10 days in advance of implementation. Information collected before changes are made will be secured according to the previous Privacy Policy.

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section that explains other terms governing the use of this Site.

If you have any query regarding data collection by Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, through our donation site, you may please submit a request at https://support.belurmath.org/portal/en/newticket

You can also write to us at 

Ramakrishna Math,
Belur Math,
Howrah 711202,
West Bengal, India