PRIVACY POLICY

The Privacy Policy (hereinafter “the policy”) provided below is with respect to our use and protection of any personal information you provide to us through the www.greenyatra.org (hereinafter “website”). The Policy is applicable to the website. It may also be applicable generally to our other related websites provided it appears at the footer of the page therein. You may be required to provide personally identifiable information at several different points on our website. By accepting the policy at the time of registration, you expressly approve and consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Policy.

Information Collection

You can visit/surf our website without providing any personal information. However, if you choose to avail of certain services on our website, you shall be required to provide certain information for the registration and/or access to such services/web pages. Such information may include, without limitation, your name, email address, contact address, mobile/telephone number(s), sex, age, occupation, interests, financial information, content, IP address, standard web log information and such other information as may be required for your interaction with the services.

Information Tracked

At times we may use your IP address when necessary to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our web site. We also may track browser types to help us understand our visitors’ needs related to our web site design. To the extent feasible, we will do so in a way that makes your personal information non-personally identifiable by aggregating data or removing identifying characteristics. There are registration and application sections of our web site where input forms require your name, e-mail address and other information. By submitting such forms, you give us permission to send email messages to you containing information relating to your interest in Green Yatra. Each email we send will also contain instructions on how to opt-out of receiving future emails of any sort from Green Yatra.

Use

If you choose to provide us with the abovementioned information, you consent to the use, transfer and storage of the information so provided by you on our servers. The information provided by you shall be used by us to:
• Improve our website and enable us to provide you the most user-friendly experience which is safe, smooth and customized; Improve and customize our services, content and other commercial /non – commercial features on the website; Send you information on our products, services, special deals, promotions; Send you marketing/promotional communications; Send newsletter(s) to you; Send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so; Provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our website (If you participate, we may request certain additional personally identifiable information from you. Moreover, participation in these surveys or contests is shall be completely voluntary and you therefore shall have a choice whether or not to disclose such additional information); Provide customer support and the services you request; Resolve disputes, if any and troubleshooting; Avoid/check illegal and/or potentially prohibited activities and to enforce Agreements; Provide service updates and promotional offers related to our services/products; Comply with any court judgment / decree / order / directive / legal & government authority /applicable law; Investigate potential violations or applicable national & international laws; Investigate deliberate damage to the website/services or its legitimate operation; Detect, prevent, or otherwise address security and/or technical issues; Protect the rights, property or safety of HTML and/or its Directors, employees and the general public at large; and Respond to Claims of third parties; The personal information provided by you shall also be disclosed to:
• The members of our corporate family, affiliates, service providers and third parties under a contract to provide joint services, contents and marketing communications; and Other third parties to whom you explicitly require us to send the information; If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our website, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend an email inviting him or her to visit the website. However, your friend may contact us to request that he does not require such services/content/email or we remove the information related to him from our database.

Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries with respect to our services/content, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes. In order to provide certain services to you, we may on occasion supplement the personal information you submitted to us with information from third party sources (third parties for this purpose may include our group / holding / subsidiary companies and or our service partners / associates).

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.

Cookies

Client-side cookies are used to verify the login status of visitors and registered users of our web site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. If visitors reject a cookie, they may still use our site; however, they may not be able to log in, or access all areas of our site. (Cookie’s are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences.)

Security and Privacy

Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you, processing your application, or sending you e-mails related to your interest in Green Yatra.

Account Protection

Your password is the key to your account. You shall be solely responsible for all the activities happening under your username and you shall be solely responsible for keeping your password secure. Do not disclose your password to anyone. If you share your password or your personal information with others, you shall be solely responsible for all actions taken under your username and you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password.

Supplementation of Information

In order to provide certain services to you, we may on occasion supplement the personal information you submit to us with information from third party sources (e.g., information from our strategic partners, service providers, or the United States Postal Service). We do this to enhance our ability to serve you, to tailor our products and services to you, and to offer you opportunities to purchase products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

Contests/Surveys

From time-to-time, we may provide you with the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys. If you choose to participate, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these contests or surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose the requested information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as zip code and age level – note that you must be 18 or above to enter except competition for kids). We use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes, to monitor site traffic, and to personalize our Site.

We may use a third party service provider to conduct these surveys or contests. When we do, that company will be prohibited from using our users’ personally identifiable information for any other purpose. We will not share the personally identifiable information you provide through a contest or survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.

Links to other web sites

Green Yatra is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of any other web site to which we link.

Tell-A-Friend

If a user elects to use our referral service to inform a friend about our Site, we ask the user for the friend’s name and email address. Green Yatra will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit our Site. Green Yatra stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email. The friend may contact Green Yatra at info@greenyatra.org to request the removal of this information from our database.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter your personal information we treat the data as an asset that must be protected and use tools (encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security nor can we guarantee that third parties shall not unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and that other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that you provide. Therefore, although we work hard to protect your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.

Choice/Opt-out

Our e-newsletter subscribers and website visitors are given the opportunity to opt-out of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information. Users of our site will always be notified if their information is being collected by any outside parties. We do this to ensure our users can make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with services that require an outside party, or not.

Third party agreement

This site works with a third party that collects anonymous traffic data at this site.

Notification of changes

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this Privacy Policy and any other places we deem appropriate, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If we change our privacy policy, we will post these changes to ensure that our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email at the last address provided and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our website. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which information was collected, Any such changes may affect our use and sharing of personal information that you provided to us before our notification to you of the changes. If you do not wish to permit changes in our collection, use, or sharing of personal information that you have provided to us before the effective date of such changes, you must notify us before that effective date. Please be advised, however, that regardless of whether you provide such notice to us, the changes to this privacy policy will apply to any personal information that you provide to us on or after the effective date of such changes.

Voluntary Involvement

In connection with any voluntary involvement in activities undertaken for, and with the participation and support of Green Yatra, you are hereby agree, for yourself, your heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators to release and discharge Green Yatra, its officers and/or property as a result of your involvement in such activities, whether or not resulting from negligence, and you agree to release and hold Green Yatra, and all social service agencies, schools, and parks, and their officers and directors, employees, agents, sponsors, donors and volunteers harmless from any cause or action, claim, or suit arising therewith. you hereby attest that your attendance and involvement in such activities in voluntary, that you are participating at your own risk, and that you have read the foregoing terms and conditions of this Policy. Furthermore, you grant permission for photographs, video and quotations from you during your involvement with Green Yatra to be used to further promote volunteerism. Additionally you agree to receive the Green Yatra e-newsletter and other electronic communications regarding Green Yatra activities.

What Happens to my Personal Information if I Terminate my Green Yatra Account?

When your Green Yatra account is cancelled (either voluntarily or involuntarily) all of your personally identifiable information is placed in “deactivated” status on our relevant Green Yatra databases. However, deactivation of your account does not mean your personally identifiable information has been deleted from our database entirely. We will retain and use your personally identifiable information if necessary in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.

Contacting Our Site

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact us at: info@greenyatra.org or Green Yatra, Row House G-12, Mahavir Nagar 2, Idle Park, Near Orange Hospital, Mira Road (East), Thane – 401107, Maharashtra, India, Contact No. +91 22 6588 6649.
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