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Privacy Policy


We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties for marketing purposes.

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover? 
This Privacy Policy governs the data used and collected by The Red Elephant Foundation ("REF", "we", "us" or "our") of personally and non-personally identifiable information that you provide to us or that we otherwise collect in connection with your access to and use of the Red Elephant Foundation's website and all online products including apps, websites and other resources (the "Site"). We understand you value your privacy and we want to make your experience on the app satisfying and safe.

Introduction
This is the privacy and cookies policy for The Saahas App.
We hereby undertake that this privacy and cookies policy describes the ways we capture your personal information what we do with it and what controls you have. We aim to ensure that any personal information we obtain and use about you will always be held, used and transmitted in compliance with all applicable data protection legislation. The following points of reference constitute our privacy policy.
-          We are committed to protecting user privacy online. We understand that providing personal information is an act of trust and we take it seriously. We undertake that user personal information shared with us will not be distributed indiscriminately or used in ways that the user would not expect.
-          The Red Elephant Foundation will not disclose users’ personal information to any third parties for marketing purposes.
-          All communications of news and offers will only be sent to users where users voluntarily sign up to receive these.
-          This policy shall be updated from time to time and altered in keeping with legal regulations and needs of The Red Elephant Foundation’s website.

How Do We Collect and Use Your Information? 
REF collects two types of information from Site users:
1. Personally identifiable information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions, such as email and online registration and/or donation forms. Personally identifiable information means any information that may be used to identify you, including but not limited to your name, home address, telephone number, or e-mail address. The types and amount of personally identifiable information collected will vary depending on the nature of your activity on the Site and the Site service(s) you register for.
2. Non-personally identifiable information, which includes but is not limited to IP address and Site usage data and aggregate demographic information through the use of cookies, as described below, third party analytics tools and other tools. REF collects and uses non-personally identifiable information to improve the services we offer to Site users, to measure user traffic patterns throughout the Site, to help improve Site flow and usability, to gauge the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns, and to discourage Site misuse.

User Information that will be collected
The Red Elephant Foundation does not collect any information from its users. The back end of the app maintains the log in information of those who choose to sign up - but this information is neither used by The Red Elephant Foundation, nor disclosed to anyone. The Saahas App incorporates a segment where a user may write notes specific to incidents of abuse. This data remains exclusive to the user. The user is under no obligation to provide any information to the Red Elephant Foundation. All information provided by the user through the contact form is given out of willing and voluntary participation.  
At all times, The Red Elephant Foundation is committed to protecting all user information received through the contact form and undertakes not to disclose any personally identifiable information to third parties without the user’s consent except in situations where:
-          The disclosure is required by law.
-          The use of the information is necessary for the performance of key operations such as mail delivery, hosting services, protecting users from fraud, and payment concerns pertaining to the user’s account.
-          The disclosure is necessitated by sale of the business to a third party or expansion of the business to include a third party.
The Red Elephant Foundation asserts that all companies, individuals and other affiliate program members will be recipients of aggregate information about only those customers that are directed to The Red Elephant Foundation through links on their websites. No personally identifiable information will be provided to affiliate members. All information collected from affiliates will be used solely for the affiliate program and not for general marketing purposes. The Red Elephant Foundation also provides analyses of customers in the aggregate to potential business partners, advertisers and marketers and other third parties. This is done to assist in understanding customers better and in aggregating and providing services appropriately for the user’s needs. The Red Elephant Foundation may disclose, on an anonymous basis, any statements that are made by the users and customers such as comments or feedback that has been received on products. On no occasion will the personal information be disclosed to prospective partners, advertisers and other third parties.
The Red Elephant Foundation undertakes to enhance security procedures based on the availability of new technology. All security, cookies, privacy policies and terms of use are periodically reviewed and enhanced as found necessary in accordance with technology. The Red Elephant Foundation cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, alteration, unauthorised access or improper use of information will never occur, but undertakes to use all reasonable efforts to prevent it all the same. While The Red Elephant Foundation values security and makes every effort to ensure that all user information is secure on the system, it is important for users to know and understand that the submission of information over the Internet is never entirely secure. As a result, users cannot guarantee the security of any information that is transmitted, and all users do so at their own risk.
All user information is processed and stored in our databases on secure servers. This is necessary to process the information. Information submitted by the user may be transferred to other offices and/or to third parties mentioned in circumstances described above. On request, users will be provided you with a copy of their own information at no cost. They have a right to correct any errors in the information and can withdraw use and disclosure of information at their own discretion.   

Privacy of Users Under the Age of 18 
The Site is not intended for, and REF has no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from, minors under the age of 18. Additionally, if you are under the age of 18 you may not submit any content or information to the Site without supervision by your parent or legal guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of 18 and you believe that your child has provided the Site with personally identifiable information you should contact REF at info@redelephantfoundation.org to have that information deleted from the Site. REF will make all  reasonable efforts to delete the said information from the Site as soon as possible following our receipt of your request.

International Visitors and Customers 
The Site is hosted in India. If you are visiting the Site from the European Union or another geographic region please note that in providing your personal data to the Site you are transferring it to India, which does not have the same laws governing data collection and use as the European Union and many other geographic regions. By providing your personal data to the Site you consent to the transfer of that data to India and the use of that data for all purposes identified in or otherwise in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Security 
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to REF and/or the Site, and you make such transmissions solely at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. We use secure server software (SSL) and firewalls to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using the Site or providing personal information to REF you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to the Site. If a security breach occurs, REF may post a notice on the Site, and/or may send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us. Depending on where you live, you may have the legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. Notwithstanding anything in this Privacy Policy to the contrary, you accept all risks associated with any data transmission, including the risk that your personal information may be intercepted in transit.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
REF will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. REF may share your personally identifiable information with third parties:
- When we have your consent to share that information;
- When we are operating a website in partnership with the third party;
- To provide a product or service that you have requested;
- To respond to a subpoena, court order or other legal process;
- To protect and enforce our legal rights in the event that you violate the Site Terms of Service or any other guidelines or rules applicable to our services.
Additionally, REF may freely use and disclose to our business partners and other third parties aggregated anonymous information that we gather from you and other Site users, and REF may sell, rent and otherwise derive revenue from said disclosure, without notice or obligation to you of any kind.

Other Information
When a user visits the Site, it is possible that additional information may be collected. Such forms of information include:
-          The internet browser in use while visiting the site
-          The website from which the user visits the website
-          The IP address of the computer the user uses to visit the website (this is an automatically recognized index by the web server).
However, this information cannot help identify you or your identity – but just offers an insight into the general demographics that visit the website, and to also retain it on record to identify fraud and impersonation, while also identifying if there are any issues to be determined at the website’s end.   

Changes to This Privacy Policy
REF may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personally identifiable information we will notify you of those changes by posting an announcement on our Privacy Policies page. We encourage you to review our TOS and this Privacy Policy page regularly.

Disclaimer on External Links

The Red Elephant Foundation as a website may contain links to external websites and other platforms. The Red Elephant Foundation asserts that they assume no responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of external platforms. Users are recommended to carefully read through all privacy policies of external websites before agreeing to their terms of use while on those websites.