Privacy Policy

Asian Nature Conservation Foundation

Effective date: March 2012-03-05

This privacy policy serves to inform you of what information we may collect about you, and how we may use that information. Please note that this privacy policy may change from time to time.

Please read the following description of our privacy practices and, if you have any questions, visit our Help section, where you can view Frequently Asked Questions, submit a question via email and receive assistance from a ANCF  member services representative. You can also send a letter to:

Vikram Nanjappa
ANCF Innovation Centre
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560012,
Karnataka , India

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • I. What information may be collected
  • II. How information may be used
  • III. User control over collection and use of information

I. WHAT INFORMATION MAY BE COLLECTED
ANCF collects two kinds of information: personal information that you choose to supply us, and non-personal information, such as your IP address.

A. Personally Identifiable Information

Newsletters, Online Postcards, Donations and Other ANCF Information
If you subscribe to a ANCF e-newsletter, request additional information about ANCF, submit a donation online, or participate in any of the other services on the ANCF web site that require personal information, we may request your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, birth year, and eligibility to vote, in order to respond to your inquiries. If you send a friend an online postcard, we may request your name and email address as well as the name and email address of the friend to whom you wish to send the postcard. ANCF may collect and store the information you choose to provide us to send you information about ANCF and ANCF partners and third parties from time to time. If you make a donation to ANCF and elect to pay online, ANCF will collect the necessary financial information. ANCF collects and stores some information the user chooses to provide, including name, address and email address, to send users information about ANCF and ANCF partners and third parties from time to time. ANCF will not disclose financial information except as necessary to fulfill users' donation requests. ANCF collects such financial information in a secure manner and discards such financial information after processing.

Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data placed on your hard drive when you visit our site. We may use cookies to help us recognize you when you come back to our site. We may also use cookies to help us monitor traffic on our site. This information may be aggregated in an anonymous manner. You can select to have our web site remember your email address and password on your specific computer when you login. This information will be stored in a cookie on your hard drive that will only be used when you return to the site to login again.

We may from time to time link cookie information with personally identifiable information collected from the Conservation Action Network. This will help us better tailor our site and provide you with offers that we think may be of interest to you.

B. Non-personally identifiable information

Session Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data placed on your hard drive when you visit our site. We use session cookies to help you navigate through the actions on our site when you log in, but they contain no personally identifiable information about you. We may also use cookies to help us monitor traffic on our site. This information may be aggregated in an anonymous manner. This will help us better tailor our site and provide you with offers that we think may be of interest to you.

IP Addresses and Environmental Variables

ANCF may also collect information through IP addresses or environmental variables. An "IP address" is a number used by computers on the network to identify your computer so that data can be transmitted to you. "Environmental variables" include, among other things, the domain from which you access the Internet, the time you accessed our web site, type of web browser and operating system or platform used, the Internet address of the web site you left to visit ANCF, the names of the pages you visit while at our web site, and the Internet address of the web site you then visit. We collect all of this information to allow us to detect broad demographic trends, to provide information tailored to your interests and to enhance your experience on ANCF's web site. This information may be aggregated in an anonymous manner.

Web Analytics

This site uses a web analytics service that may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as text you type in this website. This site does not use the service to collect any personally identifiable information entered in this website, and it does not track your browsing habits across web sites which do not use the same services.. We are using the information collected to improve the ANCF web site and enhancing the visitor experience.

II. HOW INFORMATION MAY BE USED
We may share personally and non-personally identifiable information with third parties that help manage our web site and databases and with our partners, affiliates, or other third parties.

III. USER CONTROL OVER COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION
ANCF provides you with the following choices regarding the use of your information:

You may set your browser to: (1) inform you when cookies are being set before a cookie is stored; (2) not accept cookies at all; and (3) erase all cookies from your hard drive. However, if you choose to reject or erase cookies, your ability to navigate our site may be limited.

You may choose not to provide ANCF with any contact information. However, if you do so, we will be unable to respond to your request for ANCF information. Additionally, your ability to navigate our site may be limited.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the practices of our Web sites, please contact: vikramnanjappa@ces.iisc.ernet.in