Privacy policy

Attached file: privacy-2015_05_26.txt


  1. Privacy policy for this website
    1. The Indica et Buddhica website (the "Website") includes without limitation: (a) Indica et Buddhica: Materials for Indology and Buddhology, Scholia :: Scholiast - Buddhist studies scholarship, Lexica: Sanskrit, Tibetan and English, Philologica: machine readable texts for Indology and Buddhology, and other online services accessible through the Website (collectively the "Service"); (b) information available through the Service; and (c) content available through the Service.
    2. Indica et Buddhica and its affiliates (collectively the "Service Provider") wants to protect the privacy of all users of the Website. Users are asked to read this Website Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") carefully. It explains how the Service Provider uses your personal data. The Service Provider may change this Privacy Policy at any time without giving you notice, so please read it each time you visit the Website.
    3. Whenever you give personal data to the Service Provider, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
    4. The Service is not intended for users under the age of 18 and the Service Provider does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 18. Such users are expressly prohibited from submitting their personally identifiable information to us; any information submitted by such users will not knowingly be used, posted or retained by Service Provider.
  2. What personal data does the Service Provider collect?
    1. The Service Provider does not automatically capture or store personal data from users of the Website, except we may log the user's IP address and session information, such as the username of registered users (when logged in). This information is used only for administration of the Website and in the compilation of statistics used by the Service Provider to assess usage of the Website. We may automatically collect data about users of the Website using cookies. Please see the section below for links to further information on cookies.
    2. When you register with the Service, make an enquiry, or submit material for inclusion in the Service, you may be asked to provide personal data including your name, email address and physical address. Personal information is protected by the Service Provider according to the following principles:
      1. The Service Provider only holds information about individuals that is needed.
      2. Information is only held about individuals with their knowledge, and for clearly stated purposes.
      3. Personal information is not passed on to third-parties.
      4. Personal data is held securely.
      5. Access to personal information is limited to those with a strict need to know.
      6. The Service Provider attempts to keep personal information accurate and up to date.
      7. Personal information is deleted and destroyed when no longer needed.
      8. All staff with access to personal information are aware of this Privacy Policy and their obligations thereof.
    3. You can also transfer personal data through a submission to the Service. If you include any personal data in any material submitted for inclusion in the Service, please realize that it may be accessed by anyone visiting the Website from anywhere in the world. Please do not submit any personal data that you do not want to be made available in this way, and please do not submit any personal data about anyone else without first obtaining their permission.
  3. Cookies. The Information Advertising Bureau provides information about cookies and explains how to manage cookies.
  4. How does the Service Provider use your personal data?
    1. The Service Provider uses your personal data to provide your registered account and periodically to send you email updates on the Website. If you would prefer not to receive such emails, you can select this option during the registration process. Alternatively, please use the unsubscribe option included in all email correspondence, or send an email mentioning that you would prefer not to receive such mailings to: Indica et Buddhica - Subscriptions
    2. The Service Provider may also use your personal data to monitor use of the Website. This is done to better understand users and potential users of the Website. Your personal data will not be passed on to third-parties. You may withdraw your consent to the use of such data at any time. If you wish to do so please contact: Indica et Buddhica - Subscriptions
    3. When you give the Service Provider personal data, it may be sent to servers anywhere in the world and may be used, stored and processed anywhere in the world.
    4. Whenever and wherever the Service Provider collects, processes or uses your personal data, steps are taken to ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
    5. Except as set out above, the Service Provider will not disclose your personal data, unless obliged to do so, or allowed to do so, by law, or where there is a need to do so in order to run the Service (e.g., where the Service Provider outsources services or where other people process data for the Service Provider).
    6. The Website contains links to other websites. The Service Provider is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. Users are encouraged to note when they leave the Website, and to read the privacy policy of such other sites that collect or use personal data. This Privacy Policy applies only to personal data collected by the Service Provider.
  5. Contacts
    1. On request, the Service Provider will provide registered users with a summary of all personal data on them that we possess. If you wish to request any information about your personal data, please contact: Indica et Buddhica - Subscriptions
    2. The Service Provider would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies please contact: Indica et Buddhica - Subscriptions


Last review : Tue 26 May 15:17:49 2015



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