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visiting the website of Indian National Congress (Site)
Policy is applicable to the websites of Indian National Congress. This privacy statement
also does not apply to the websites of our partners, affiliates, agents or to any
other third parties, even if their websites are linked to Site. We recommend you
review the privacy statements of the other parties with whom you interact.
For the purposes
that is wholly or partially owned or controlled by Indian National Congress.
"agents" means any subcontractor, vendor or other entity with whom we have an ongoing
business relationship to provide products, services, or information.
terms governs the collection, use and protection of your personal Information by
As a registered
member of the Site and/or as a visitor (if applicable and as the case may be), you
will to get an insight on the updates and detailed information of the happenings
and developments within and by the organisation. In addition, look forward to receiving
monthly newsletters and updates from the Indian National congress.
That's why we've
use and protection of the Personal Information of those using or visiting the Site.
means and includes all information that can be linked to a specific individual or
to identify any individual, such as name, address, mailing address, telephone number,
e - mail address, aadhar number, constituency, voter details, credit card number,
cardholder name, expiration date, information about the constituency, and any and
all details that may be requested while any user visits or uses the website
When you browse
the Website, Indian National Congress may collect information regarding the
domain and host from which you access the Internet, the Internet Protocol address
of the computer or Internet Service Provider you are using, and anonymous site statistical
data. The Website uses cookie and tracking technology depending on the features
offered. Personal Information will not be collected via cookies and other tracking
technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information,
cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information
may be shared with third parties.
that we do not sell or rent our users' Personal Information to third parties.
to the policy in connection with that review. Therefore, you may wish to bookmark
this page and/or periodically review this page to make sure you have the latest
version. Regardless of later updates, we will abide by the privacy practices described
we collect from you?
our Website, you are not required to provide any Personal Information unless and
until you choose to sign up for one of our e-mail newsletters or other services
as is described in the Website from time to time.
Making a donation,
submitting your blog/website link
In order to
make a donation through our Website, you may provide us with certain Personal
Information such as your name, address, cheque or credit card number (including
expiration date, credit card billing address) as and how applicable , telephone
number, e - mail address and the link to your website or blog you wish to submit.
We may also ask you for other Personal Information, such as your constituency name
and any other such detail. We may require this information to keep a record of the
donations made to Indian National Congress.
If you choose
to become a member of Indian National Congress, you may be required to provide your
name, address, telephone number, e-mail address. Wherein if at any time you chose
to accept to become a member of the website in addition to the information before
stated you will also be required to provide a unique login name, password, and password
validation, and a password hint to help you remember your password. This information
is collected on the registration form for several reasons including but not limited
- Personal identification
- To customize
the content of our site to strive to meet your specific needs; and/or
- To make product
or other improvements to our site. In addition, we need your e - mail address to
confirm your new member registration. As a Website member you will also occasionally
receive updates from us about Indian National Congress’ activities in your area,
new Website services, and other noteworthy items. However, you may choose at any
time to no longer receive these types of e - mail messages. Please see our Opt -
Out Policy described below for details.
Congress values opinions and comments from users, so we may conduct online surveys.
Participation in these surveys is entirely optional. Typically, the information
is aggregated, and used to make improvements to the Website and its services and
to develop appealing content, features and promotions for Website users. Survey
participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey.
of Session Data
log generic information about your computer's connection to the Internet, which
we call "session data", that is anonymous and not linked to any Personal Information.
Session data consists of things such as IP address, operating system and type of
browser software being used and the activities conducted by the user while on the
Website. An IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the internet,
such as our web servers, know where to send data back to the user, such as the pages
of the Website the user wishes to view. We collect session data because it helps
us analyze such things as what items visitors are likely to click on most, the way
visitors are clicking through the Website, how many visitors are surfing to various
pages on the Website, how long visitors to the Website are staying and how often
they are visiting. It also helps us diagnose problems with our servers and lets
us better administer our systems. Although such information does not identify any
visitor personally, it is possible to determine from an IP address a visitor's Internet
Service Provider (ISP), and the approximate geographic location of his or her point
small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard
drive. There are many myths circulating about cookies, but you should know that
cookies are only read by the server that placed them, and are unable to do such
things as run programs on your computer, plant viruses or harvest your Personal
First and foremost,
you can rest assured that no personally identifiable information ("PII") about you
(e.g., name, address, etc.) is gathered or stored in the cookies placed by the Website
and, as a result, none can be passed on to any third parties.
us to serve you better and more efficiently, and to personalize your experience
on the Website as these types of cookies allow you to log in without having to type
your log - in name each time (only your password is needed. None of this information
is passed to any third party, and is used solely by us to provide you with a better
user experience on the Website.
A cookie may
also be placed by our advertising server. Such cookies are used only for purposes
of tracking the effectiveness of advertising served by us on our Website and no
PII is gathered from you by the use of these cookies, nor is this information shared
with any third parties. Similarly, a cookie may be placed by our third - party advertising
companies or advertisement providers or servers. These companies may use aggregated
statistics about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide information
and updates about the happenings on the Website that you may be interested in or
any subject of potential interest to you. The information they collect does not
include your PII.
The third -
party advertising companies or advertisement providers may also employ technology
that is used to measure the effectiveness of ads. Any such information is anonymous.
They may use this anonymous information about your visits to this and other sites
in order to provide information and updates about the happenings on the Website
that may interests you. No PII is collected during this process. The information
is anonymous, and does not link online actions to an identifiable person.
Most Web browsers
automatically accept cookies. Of course, by changing the options on your web browser
or using certain software programs, you can control how and whether cookies will
be accepted by your browser. Indian National Congress supports your right to block
any unwanted Internet activity, especially that of unscrupulous websites. However,
blocking Indian National congress’ cookies may disable certain features on the Website,
and may make it impossible to use certain services available on the Website. Please
note that it is possible to block cookie activity from certain websites while permitting
cookies from websites you trust, like Indian National congress’ Website.
From time to
time we may add or enhance services available on the Website. To the extent these
services are provided, and used by you, we will use the information you provide
to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email us with a question,
we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to
your question. We may also store such information to assist us in making the Website
the better and easier to use.
With whom we
may share your Personal Information?
For making the
use of Website effective and resourceful Indian National Congress may share
your information with vendors, consultants, and other service providers or
volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and who need access to such information
to carry out their work for us; with candidates, organizations, groups or causes
that we believe have similar political viewpoints, principles or objectives; to
report required information to the Elections Commission of India ,or any other statutory
body at any time as may be required. ;when you give us your consent to do so, including
if we notify you on the Website, that the information you provide will be shared
in a particular manner and you provide such information; when we believe in good
faith that we are required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government
or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise
necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties
of Indian National Congress or any or all of its affiliates, associates, employees,
agents or office bearers or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information
is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may
be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or
otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.; to enforce or
apply this Policy, our Terms of Usage, or our other policies or agreements; and
in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, reorganization, acquisition,
asset sale, financing or lending transaction or in any other situation where personal
information may be disclosed or transferred as one of the assets of the Indian National
How can you
opt out of from our website and informational updates?
You may "opt
out" of receiving text messages, email updates and newsletters by following the
instructions in those text messages and emails. Please note that we may still send
you other types of emails, such as emails about your use of our Sites, or use information
as otherwise described in this Policy, even if you opt out of receiving email updates
and newsletters. Changes to information in your account does not affect information
provided to others as set forth in this policy, including in connection with petitions
or donations or that has been previously shared with like-minded candidates, organizations,
groups or causes
we have in place to protect your Personal Information?
We take reasonable
measures to protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse,
and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware,
however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable
and no method of data transmission that can be guaranteed against any interception
or other type of misuse. To protect the confidentiality of personal information,
you must keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other person.
You are responsible for all uses of our web sites by any person using your password.
Please advise us immediately if you believe your password has been misused.
Does this policy
apply to third party links on Website?
may contain links to other websites. Any personal information you provide on the
linked pages is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third
are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies
of these websites or any other sites that are linked to from our Sites. We encourage
you to learn about their privacy and security practices and policies before providing
them with personal information.
is effective as of (date). Any material changes in the way Indian National Congress
uses Personal Information will be described in future versions of this Privacy Statement.
Of course, you may always submit concerns regarding our Privacy Statement or our
your subject line. Indian National Congress will attempt to respond to all
reasonable concerns or inquiries at the earliest.
Thank you for
using the Website!