Information We Collect
Information directly obtained from you
Our Website gives you the option of giving us contact information (such as name and email address) to help us out in our work, give us feedback and participate in discussions on the website. Any communication between you and the website, along with queries and posts on our website are also included in this. Certain information, such as your name, email address, is collected in order to, among other things; verify your identity, for our record system and to provide information that you require. If you choose to fill our feedback form, we will also collect broad information on your age and education level while filling the feedback form. It is important to know that you don’t have to give your actual name on the Nyaaya website for commenting and/or submitting questions. You can give any username you like as long as you give us a valid email id.
Information collected indirectly
Certain information about you is collected automatically when you visit our website. This includes your IP address, browser type and operating system, information collected through cookies (more information on this below), etc.
How Information Is Collected
- Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
- We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
- We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes.
- We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
- Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
We use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of our Websites. “Cookies” are small files sited on your hard drive that assist us in providing customized services. We also offer certain features that are only available through the use of a “cookie”. Cookies can also help us provide information which is targeted to your interests. Cookies may be used to identify logged in or registered users.
The website also has enabled Google Analytics Advertising, which allows Google to collect data about users on our website, in addition to Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers. You may choose to opt-out of this by downloading and installing the Google Analytics opt-out add-on given here.
Our Use of Your Information
Your contact information is also used to contact you when necessary. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Website. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information. This information will not be shared by Nyaaya externally. We will continue to enhance our security procedures as new technology becomes available.
Our Disclosure of Your Information