Privacy Policy

Vikasmandalmulund.com Privacy Policy

Vikas Mandal Mulund, is a public charitable trust registered under Mumbai Public Trust Act, 1950 vide Registration No. B.O.M. E-4412, ESTD.1970. with registered address - 101, Jai Laxminarayan Society, Lokmanya Tilak Road, Mulund (East), Mumbai 400081. We are also registered with Public Health Department, BMC Registration No: T Ward/Reg No 4 dated 6th July 2016.

Vikas Mandal, Mulund, respects the privacy of its users and is committed to protect it in all respects. By using Vikas Mandal website or its services, you accord your consent to collect, store, and use of the personal information you provided (including any changes thereto as provided by you) for any of the services that we offer. In ensuring your safety & privacy, we're limited to actions that are within our control. Therefore, it is necessary for you to exercise some simple precautions for your privacy & for a safe and secure experience.

USER INFORMATION

All required information is service dependent and Vikas Mandal, Mulund may use the above said User information to, maintain, protect, and improve its services (including advertising services) and for developing new services.

Such information will not be considered as sensitive if it is freely available and accessible in the public domain or is furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law for the time being in force.

COOKIES

To improve the responsiveness of the sites for our users, we may use "cookies", or similar electronic tools to collect information to assign each visitor a unique, random number as a User Identification (User ID) to understand the user's individual interests using the Identified Computer. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), we will have no way of knowing who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply (an example of this is when you ask for our Personalized Horoscope). A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their ads), a process that we do not control.

Our web servers automatically collect limited information about your computer's connection to the Internet, including your IP address, when you visit our site. (Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the Internet know where to send you data -- such as the web pages you view.) Your IP address does not identify you personally. We use this information to deliver our web pages to you upon request, to tailor our site to the interests of our users, to measure traffic within our site and let advertisers know the geographic locations from where our visitors come.

INFORMATION SHARING

Vikas Mandal may share the sensitive personal information to any third party without obtaining the prior consent of the User in the following limited circumstances:

a) When it is requested or required by law or by any court or governmental agency or authority to disclose, for the purpose of verification of identity, or for the prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, or for prosecution and punishment of offences. These disclosures are made in good faith and belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary for enforcing these Terms; for complying with the applicable laws and regulations.

ACCESSING AND UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION

When you use the mandal's website, we make good and faithful efforts to provide you, as and when requested by you, with access to your personal information and shall further ensure that any personal informationor sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible, subject to any requirement for such personal information or sensitive personal data or information to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort. Because of the way we maintain certain services, after you delete your information, residual copies may take a period of time before they are deleted from our active servers and may remain in our backup systems.

INFORMATION SECURITY

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

All information gathered on the site is securely stored within the www.vikasmandalmulund.com's controlled database. The database is stored on servers secured behind a firewall; access to the servers is password-protected and is strictly limited. However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. And, of course, any information you include in a posting to the discussion areas is available to anyone with Internet access.

However the internet is an ever evolving medium. We may change our privacy policy from time to time to incorporate necessary future changes. Of course, our use of any information we gather will always be consistent with the policy under which the information was collected, regardless of what the new policy may be.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Grievance Redressal :
Redressal Mechanism: Any complaints, abuse or concerns with regards to content and or comment or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed to support@vikasmandalmulund.com

or in writing to Vikas Mandal Mulund

101, Jaylaxmi Narayan Housing Society,
Lokmanya Tilak Road,
Opp. Prashant Hotel,
Mulund (East),
Mumbai - 400081
Phone No. 022-2163-4720

We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint:-

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner for the purposes of the complaint.
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
  3. Identification of the material on our website that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity.
  4. The address, telephone number or e-mail address of the complaining party.
  5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
  6. A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notice of copyright infringement is accurate, and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed.

Here are some simple guidelines YOU can follow to protect your privacy.

  • Guard your identity while stablishing contact with an identified prospect
    Our system will ensure that your identity is protected until YOU decide to reveal it.
    Do’s
    • Remember that you are in control of your online experience at all times. You can remain completely anonymous until YOU choose not to.
    Dont’s
    • Don't include your personal contact information like name, email address, home address, telephone numbers, place of work or any other identifying information in your initial messages.
    • Don't send contact information until your instincts tell you that this is someone you can trust. It's okay to take your time.
  • Start slow – Use emails initially
    Set up a separate email account for communicating. Trust your instincts and start by sharing only your email address and communicating solely via email.
    Do’s
    • Look for odd behavior or inconsistencies. Serious people will respect your space and allow you to take your time.
    • Ask a friend to read the emails you receive - an unbiased observer can spot warning signs you missed.
    • Stop communicating with anyone who pressures you for personal information or attempts in any way to trick you into revealing it.
    Dont’s
    • Don't use signature lines in your emails that include your phone numbers and addresses.
    • Don't use your regular or official email id for communicating with a person you don't know well.
  • Request for a photo
    A photo will give you a good idea of the person's appearance, which may prove helpful in achieving a gut feeling.
    Do’s
    • It’s best to view several images of someone in various settings: casual, formal, indoor and outdoors. If all you hear are excuses about why you can't see a photo, consider that he or she has something to hide.
  • Chat on the phone
    A phone call can reveal much about a person’s communication and social skills. Consider your security and do not reveal your personal phone number to a stranger.
    Do’s
    • Use a pre paid mobile phone number or use local telephone blocking techniques to prevent your phone number from appearing in Caller ID. Only furnish your phone number when you feel completely comfortable and have some background information on the other person.
    • If someone gives you a phone number with a strange area code, check it out to make sure it's not a charge number before you make the call.
  • Meet when YOU are ready
    The beauty of meeting online is that you can collect information gradually, later choosing whether to pursue the relationship in the offline world. You never are obligated to meet anyone. Go at your own pace!
    Do’s
    • Remember that you are in control when it comes to taking an online relationship offline.
    • Even if you decide to arrange a meeting, you always have the right to change your mind. It’s possible that your decision to keep the relationship at the anonymous level is based on a hunch that you can’t logically explain. Trust yourself. Go with your instincts.
  • Meet in a safe place
    When you choose to meet offline it is a good idea to try and include either or both of your families. But if you trust the person enough to meet alone always tell a friend or your family where you are going and when you will return.
    Do’s
    • When you decide to meet face to face with someone for the first time, choose a public place (such as a restaurant / cafe) at a time when many people are around and ensure your own transportation to and fro.
    • For the first meeting it is always good not to meet the other person alone. Take a friend or relative along and ask him/her to do the same.
    • In case you do decide to meet him/her alone leave the name, address and telephone number of the person you are going to meet with your friend or family member. Take a cellular phone along with you.
    Dont’s
    • Never arrange for your prospective match to pick you up or drop you at home.
    • Do not go to a secluded place or a movie alone at the first meeting.
  • Watch for warning signs
    Watching for warning signs and acting upon it is the surest way to avoid an uncomfortable situation.
    Do’s
    • Ask a lot of questions and watch for inconsistencies. This will help you detect liars & cons, and it will help you find out if you're compatible.
    • Pay attention to displays of anger, intense frustration or attempts to pressure or control you. Acting in a resentful manner, making demeaning or disrespectful comments, or any physically inappropriate behavior are all warning signs.
    • Involve your family or your close friends in your search for a life partner and do not take a decision unilaterally.
    Dont’s
    • Don't ignore the following behavior especially if it is without an acceptable explanation:
    Provides inconsistent information about age, interests, appearance, marital status, profession, employment, etc.
    Fails to provide direct answers to direct questions
    Appears significantly different in person from his or her online persona
    Never introduces you to friends, professional associates or family members

Using your own good judgment is your best bet because ultimately you are responsible for your personal experience. Trust your instincts and then move ahead with the right person!

If you do have an unpleasant experience you can always report it to the authorities.

Report any attacks or threats - Don't be embarrassed to report problems to the police. Remember, if you don't report them, the same thing could happen to someone else. Vikasmandalmulund.com will extend any support required by the Cyber Crime Cell in cases reported to them.

Through this initiative, www.vikasmandalmulund.com wishes to provide its users a very safe, secured and worry free environment for them to be able to find their coveted partner. To report fraud or misuse, write to us giving full details of your case. (write to us should point at support@vikasmandalmulund.com)




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