Online Privacy Notice

Scope and Consent

This Privacy Notice describes SWADESHI FOUNDATION’s collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information. It applies to any SWADESHI FOUNDATION site where this Privacy Notice appears in the footer, and to any SWADESHI FOUNDATION application, service, or tool (collectively “Services”) where this Privacy Notice is referenced, regardless of how you access or use them, including through mobile devices. By using its Services and/or registering for an account with it, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Notice and SWADESHI FOUNDATION’s User Agreement, and you are consenting to its collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information as described in this Privacy Notice. If you do not provide the information SWADESHI FOUNDATION requires, it may not be able to provide all of our Services to you, If you reside in India, you are contracting with SWADESHI FOUNDATION, Old court compound, Near Ritz Cinema, Kashmiri gate, Delhi-93. If you reside outside of India, you are contracting with one of SWADESHI FOUNDATION companies & Subsidiaries.

The company you are contracting with is your data controller and is responsible for the collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information in accordance with its global privacy standards as well as any applicable national laws. Your data controller may transfer data to other members of the SWADESHI FOUNDATION as described in this Privacy Notice. SWADESHI FOUNDATION may process and retain your personal information on its servers in India where its data centers are located.

Personal Information:
“Personal information” is information that can be associated with a specific person and could be used to identify that specific person whether from that data or from that data and other information that SWADESHI FOUNDATION has or is likely to have access to. SWADESHI FOUNDATION does not consider personal information to include information that has been made anonymous or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific person, whether in combination with other information or otherwise.

Changes to this Notice
SWADESHI FOUNDATION may amend this Privacy Notice at any time by posting the amended terms on this site. All amended terms automatically take effect 30 days after they are posted. SWADESHI FOUNDATION will announce any material changes to this Privacy Notice through the SWADESHI FOUNDATION via email.

Global Privacy Standards
SWADESHI FOUNDATION has established global privacy standards known as Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs). They are its commitment to protect your personal information and honor its privacy obligations regardless of where your personal information is collected, processed, or retained within SWADESHI FOUNDATION. SWADESHI FOUNDATION’s BCRs have been approved by European Union privacy regulators that means it is treating your personal information everywhere within SWADESHI FOUNDATION according to European Union privacy standards. For more information about SWADESHI FOUNDATION’s BCRs and its global privacy standards, you may Contact SWADESHI FOUNDATION at

SWADESHI FOUNDATION collect, process, and retain personal information from you and any devices (including mobile devices) you may use when you: use its Services, provide it information on a web form, update or add information to your account, or when you otherwise correspond with it regarding their Services.
The personal information SWADESHI FOUNDATION collect includes the following:

The personal information you give it when you use its Services or register for an account with it.

  • Identifying information such as your name, addresses, telephone numbers, or email addresses when you register for an account with SWADESHI FOUNDATION.
    In some instances, when you use its Services, you may provide age, gender, interests, and favorites.
    • You may also provide SWADESHI FOUNDATION other information through a web form, by updating or adding information to your account, through your participation in community discussions, chats, dispute, resolution, or when you otherwise correspond with SWADESHI FOUNDATION regarding its Services
    • Additional information SWADESHI FOUNDATION required or authorized by applicable national laws to collect and process in order to authenticate or identify you or to verify the information we have collected Personal information we collect automatically when you use our Services or register for an account with
    • Geo-location information, including location information from your mobile device. Keep in mind that most mobile devices allow you to control or disable the use of location services by any application on your mobile device in the device’s settings menu.
    • Computer and connection information such as statistics on your page views, traffic to and from the sites, referral URL, ad data, your IP address, your browsing history, and your weblog information.

Personal information we collect using cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies .SWADESHI FOUNDATION use cookies, web beacons, unique identifiers, and similar technologies to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions you take on its services, within our advertising or e-mail content. For more information about the use of these technologies and how to control them, see SWADESHI FOUNDATION’s notice on Cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies.

Use and Retention
SWADESHI FOUNDATION uses the personal information it collects to: provide and improve its Services, provide you with a personalized experience on its sites, contact you about your account and its Services, provide you customer service, provide you with personalized advertising and marketing, and detect, prevent, mitigate, and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities.
SWADESHI FOUNDATION retain your personal information as long as it is necessary and relevant for its operations. In addition, it may retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with national laws, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, enforce its User Agreement and take other actions permitted or required by applicable national laws.

You have a choice about how SWADESHI FOUNDATION should use your personal information to communicate with you, to send you marketing information, how SWADESHI FOUNDATION provides you with customized and relevant advertising, and whether you want to stay signed in to your account.

Communication preferences
You can control the methods by which SWADESHI FOUNDATION may contact you about your account, there, you can also control your member-to-member communications preferences setting and choose which newsletters and promotions you want to receive.

If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from SWADESHI FOUNDATION, you can unsubscribe from the link in the email you received, change your communication preferences within SWADESHI FOUNDATION, or indicate your communication preferences within the direct communication from us. Keep in mind, SWADESHI FOUNDATION do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit

Withdraw consent
If you withdraw your consent for the use or disclosure of your personal information for purposes set out in this Privacy Notice you may not have access to all SWADESHI FOUNDATION services and SWADESHI FOUNDATION might not be able to provide you all of the Services and customer support offered to its users and authorized under this Privacy Notice and its User Agreement.

SWADESHI FOUNDATION protects your information using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. Some of the safeguards it uses are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers, and information access authorization controls. If you believe your privacy has been breached, please contact us following the instructions in the Contact Us section below.

Questions or Complaints
If you have a question or a complaint about this Privacy Notice, SWADESHI FOUNDATION’s global privacy standards, or its information handling practices, you can reach SWADESHI FOUNDATION’s Privacy Office in writing by sending a letter or postcard to: SWADESHI FOUNDATION, Old court compound, Near Ritz Cinema, Kashmiri gate, Delhi-93.