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Privacy Policy

Bombay Teen Challenge’s privacy policy reflects our commitment to use information fairly, keep it secure, make sure it is accurate, and keep it up to date. By entering and using this website you are deemed to accept the provisions in this policy.

This policy applies to all the pages hosted on this site. It does not apply to pages hosted by Bombay Teen Challenge’s affiliates, linked organisations, partners, or to other organisations to which we may provide a link and whose privacy policies may differ.

Please read the following to understand how your personal information will be treated. The policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically.

This policy will answer the following questions:

  • What information does Bombay Teen Challenge collect?
  • How is your information used?
  • Does Bombay Teen Challenge share your information?
  • How secure is the information you give us?
  • How can you access, correct or delete your data?
  • How do you opt out of receiving messages from Bombay Teen Challenge?
  • How does Bombay Teen Challenge protect children’s privacy?

Our security measures and this policy are reviewed on a regular basis.

If you have any questions relating to this policy, please address them to:

Bombay Teen Challenge (Mumbai, Maharashtra)
1, Chuim, Ambedkar Road Khar (West),
Mumbai 400052, India.
Tel: +91 93 2045 5940

If you are not satisfied with our response to your concern: you may wish to contact the Head Office.

What information do we collect?

We collect personal information (including demographic and personal profile data) as volunteered by you in registration forms, subscriptions, campaigns and e-actions. However, you can access our website without disclosing any of your personal data. Bombay Teen Challenge also collects the following (non-identifying) information:

  • the internet domain and IP addresses from which you access the website.
  • the type of browser (for example Internet Explorer or Firefox)
  • the operating system you use (for example, Windows, Macintosh)
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the pages you access

Bombay Teen Challenge also collects personal information. Bombay Teen Challenge may place internet ‘cookies’ on your hard drive. These cookies may save data about you such as your name and the pages of the website that you viewed. You may decline, disable or delete the internet cookies while visiting the website by activating the relevant browser setting. However, doing so may affect the website functionality.

How is your information used?

Bombay Teen Challenge uses the information to help us understand more about how supporters use our site and to make improvements. We also use the information for marketing purposes such as sending you our e-newsletter. If you have subscribed to the Bombay Teen Challenge e-newsletter you will receive it by email on a monthly basis.

Does Bombay Teen Challenge share your information?

Neither the information you provide will be sold or rented nor will it be shared with third parties unless we have your permission, are required to disclose the information by law, or in the following circumstances:

  • Bombay Teen Challenge may share your personal information from time to time, with its affiliate non-profit entities, linked organisations, charity collaborators, within or outside India, which may then use such information in connection with their activities.
  • With your permission, Bombay Teen Challenge may also share your information with other organisations with similar aims and objectives.
  • From time to time we encourage site visitors to take e-actions which we run in partnership with allied organisations, such as Set Beautiful Free. While such e-actions will be hosted by this website, all personal data submitted through the e-action may be collected by our allies and shared between Bombay Teen Challenge, our allies and their partners. Information passed to Bombay Teen Challenge from allied organizations will be subject to the Privacy Policy described above.
  • The disclosure of your personal information discussed above may involve the transfer of that information outside of India.

How secure is the information you give us?

Bombay Teen Challenge uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers. We make every effort to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure.

How can you access, correct or delete your data?

  • E-Newsletter: You can delete your personal data by unsubscribing from the e-newsletter. To change your email address, first unsubscribe and then re-subscribe with your new data.

How do you opt out of receiving messages from Bombay Teen Challenge?

We will only send you emails if you have given us permission to contact you about Bombay Teen Challenge’s work. We do not send out random, untargeted emails (spam). Any emails we send you will enable you to opt-out of receiving further emails from us. We will clearly state whether we received your details from an organization who recommended you to us.

How does Bombay Teen Challenge protect children’s privacy?

The safety of children is very important to us. No information should be submitted to or posted at Bombay Teen Challenge by children under the age of 18 without prior parental consent. All applicable laws are followed with respect to data collection from children. No sharing of data collected from children with any third parties is permitted at any time under any circumstances.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 24 June 2020.