Hinduism.cc (see “TOS”/ “Terms and Conditions”) considers that respect of privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance. This statement presents the rules applied by Hinduism.cc for the collection and dissemination of personal information given by the user/users on the site. They apply to all “Hinduism.cc Sites”, i.e. all sites within the “hinduism.cc domain.
What information is collected by Hinduism.cc?
Standard use of the Site
In general, you can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information but only after agreeing to the Terms of Service (Terms and Conditions)that is displayed on http://books.hinduism.cc/terms-and-conditions/ .The information we gather during a general navigation on the Site is the information intended for the server logs: IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system and information such as the site from which you are connected, pages visited, and the dates and times of those visits.
Collection of Personal Information
If you subscribe to a newsletter, log on to certain Hinduism.cc sites, request information, send any comments or if you join a discussion group/chat/comments/reviews or electronic mailing list, you will need to provide some personal information : name and e-mail address, for example. Such information is collected only with your permission and is stored in different databases and mailing lists belonging to Hinduism.cc. If you make a purchase over the Internet, you may be asked to provide your credit card information. These data are transferred to a secure payment online, hosted outside Hinduism.cc. Hinduism.cc does not keep credit card information.
The registration of personal information leads to the submission of a cookie* on certain sites of Hinduism.cc. By setting this cookie, Hinduism.cc (or books.hinduism.cc) will remember your personal details at the next visit so you do not have to re-enter the same information. This helps us to improve the quality of services that we offer.
Participation in electronic discussion groups/comments/reviews means that other participants in the group that you have chosen (including those who are not Site Administrators) will be aware of any personal information that you choose to disclose. In some open discussion groups the information is public.
What does Hinduism.cc do with the information it collects?
Standard use of the Site
The information collected during the navigation in the “hinduism.cc” area is used to analyze trends and the use of the site in order to improve its usefulness. No personal information is attached there.
Hinduism.cc may use such information to:
What will happen if I do not want to provide personal information?
Providing personal information on the Site is optional. If you do not want to deliver information of this kind, you can always surf the Site (provided it is in accordance with the site’s terms and conditions), but you will not be able to access the entire Service and its Information.
Removal or modification of information
You can delete or modify your personal information at any time by returning to the page where you registered them or by contacting the coordinator of the page. If the page in question does not provide any information on this subject, you can contact admin(at)hinduism(dot)cc for more information.
If you are not the issuer of personal information that concerns you and want to have it removed, you can send your request to admin(at)hinduism(dot)cc
All our volunteers (see “Moderators” – TOS/Terms and Conditions) who have access to personal information or are associated with the processing of these data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of every user of the Site, which covers the personal information.
The Site provides links to sites outside the “hinduism.cc” area and is not to be held responsible for the privacy practices or the content located on them.
Any modification of these terms can be made at any time without prior publication or announcement.
A cookie is a small file that a Web server sends to your browser. It is normally used to assign your computer a unique identification and securely store information: identity of the user, passwords, preferences, online profiles. It is stored on the hard drive of your computer. You can refuse to have cookies delivered by Hinduism.cc sites by changing the settings of your browser. Cookies installed in your computer can come from many Internet sites. To protect the confidentiality of data, your browser allows Web sites to access cookies they themselves have sent, not to those that others have sent.
In order to be granted access to the Service/website, you hereby accept to be subject to the cookie files and other beacons we serve here.
However, if you do wish to disable submission of our cookie files then please follow the instructions on www.aboutcookies.org. If you do so, you may nevertheless find that certain sections of the Service do not work properly.