Privacy policy for (as per the Information Technology act, 2000)

Our website CHITRAPURMATH.NET is an interactive platform for you to inter alia hear audio clips, view live webcasting and/or recorded video clips of important events hosted by the Shri Chitrapur Math, Shirali, Uttar Kannada district, Bhatkal Taluka (hereinafter referred to as "Math" or "we" or "our" for brevity) and/or photos and view publications etc and to collect and make Vantiga payments and Donations for and on behalf of the Math.

The issue of online privacy is extremely crucial for CHITRAPURMATH.NET (hereinafter referred to as the ‘said website’ for short), which is committed to safeguarding the information provided by its users, other visitors and stakeholders logging on to and / or navigating or browsing through its website. The said website is dedicated for creating a safe and secure environment for all its stakeholders on the internet in accordance to and in confirmity with the prevailing Statutory laws, Governmental regulations and controls governing the use of such websites.

The said website aims to respect / protect and safeguard the privacy of its online users and visitors whilst providing its services to its users. The Math's Privacy Policy also gives its visitors a view of its Privacy Practices and Policy followed by the said Website and assures them of a safe passage / navigation through the said Website for building and developing a safe and secured online community of internet users.

Further, the Math makes it clear to its visitors / users that while browsing or navigating through the said website, if the user / visitor is directed to any web-based / internet-enabled links of other / third-party websites, then such user / visitor shall be automatically governed by the external websites' own Privacy Policies and Practices and the Math shall not take any responsibility for the security provided by such external websites. Users of and Visitors to the said Website are hereby urged to fully familiarize themselves with its Privacy Policy as well the policies of such external websites that collect personally identifiable information.

When any user / visitor using the said website provides the Math with his / her personal data, the said user / visitor is unequivocally agreeing to the rules and regulations stipulated under the Math's Privacy Policy and is legally bound by it. If any user / visitor does not agree to the said Website's Privacy Policy, then the Math requests him / her to kindly refrain from using the Website.

Type of information collected through the website

Users registering at the said Website are requested to provide some personally identifiable information which becomes the property of the Website and can be shared, disclosed or distributed to third parties only in accordance with the Privacy Policy. We will retain and use the information only for the purposes as set out herein and no longer than is reasonably required for that purpose.

Use and disclosure of personal information

The Website will not sell or rent such personally identifiable information collected. The personally identifiable information is supplied voluntarily for some of the following purposes :-

  • Registration Data & Other Optional Information: If you are merely a visitor to our Website then the Website does not collect any personal information about you, except to the limited extent through the use of cookies, as described below. If you decide to use certain services offered on the site, you will be asked to register on registration link. During registration you will be directed / requested to complete an online registration form setting out basic contact information about yourself. Such information will include :-
    • User Name
    • User ID
    • User email ID
    • User Address
    • Telephone Number
  • E-mail information: When we receive e-mails from you, we may retain the content of any e-mail messages sent to us, as well as details of your e-mail address.

While you have the option not to provide us with certain information or withdraw consent to collect certain information, kindly note that in such an event, you may not be able to browse / navigate further through our website and / or take full advantage of the entire scope of features and services offered to you and we reserve the right not to provide you with our services.

By using our Website, you hereby expressly agree and grant consent to the collection, use and storage of this information by Shri Chitrapur Math (‘Math’). The Math reserves the right to share, disclose and transfer information collected hereunder with its own affiliates. In the event the Math transfers all or a portion of its assets / interests to a third party, it can so transpire that 'consumer information / data' generated through our Website shall be one of the assets that it may be obligated to share, disclose or transfer as part of the transaction / deal. You shall hereby expressly grant consent and permission to the Math for such disclosure and transfer of information to such third parties. Further, the Math reserves the right to disclose personal information as obligated by law, in response to duly authorized legal process, governmental requests and as necessary to protect the rights and interests of the Math.

Use of web-based tracking mechanisms such as Cookies

Cookies, which enable us to store small amounts of information contained in your Web site browser, may be used on some areas of our Website. Cookies, that help us track your navigation, enable us to tailor our offerings / further improvise and develop our website to suit your needs. The kind of information that may be stored on a cookie includes registration data so that a user does not need to re-enter the information every time he/she visits a particular area, user IP address, user ISP details and user browser details.


Third party Websites which are accessible from our Website via links, click-throughs or banner advertising may use Cookies. However, it is important for us to inform you that we shall have no access or control over such Cookies and therefore you expressly agree that we shall not be held responsible with regards to the Third Party's use of such cookies.

The Math may use certain companies that enable you to establish a membership to participate in digital wallets, payment services etc. If you elect to do so, we would only disclose to such companies the information necessary to make their programs work and support your membership with them. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of the companies sponsoring these membership programs and we suggest you review the individual privacy policies of each of such company/ies with whom you establish a membership via our Website's links / click-throughs.

Choice / Opt Out

The Website gives you the choice regarding the collection and usage of your personally identifiable information. During registration for “joining our mailing list,” we request you for your contact information in order to send bulletins and for advertising purposes. Again, it is not necessary for you to register in order to access and use our Site. You may therefore choose to opt out of providing such information.

Further, once you are registered at the Website, you will have the option at any stage to inform us that you no longer wish to receive future e-mails and you may “unsubscribe” by contacting on

Security practices as per Information Technology act, 2000 and rules of Information Technology act, 2000

Access to your personal account online is password protected. We will not release your account password to any person. In the event that you forget your password, you may generate an on-line request for your password to be sent to you by e-mail at the e-mail address used during registration.

The Website has implemented stringent, internationally acceptable standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. The data resides behind a firewall, with access restricted only to authorized Website personnel.

The Website has implemented “Reasonable Security Practices” as required by the Information Technology Act, 2000 rules including any amendment in the said Act and rules. By complying with such provisions, the Website assures proper care and control over its Information Technology and Security operations under the relevant provisions of the Information and Technology Act, 2000 including related rules and therefore you agree that the Website shall not be held responsible for any activity in your account which results from your failure to keep your own password secure.

By using this site you agree that Website shall not be held responsible for any uncontrollable security attack and in such cases you agree that the Website shall not be held responsible for any type of loss allegedly arising to the user by way of, but not limited to financial, opportunity, legal, business, reputation, direct and indirect losses that may occur to you under the Provisions of Information Technology Act, 2000 and including any amendments in the said Act.

You further agree that the Website management shall not be held responsible either directly or indirectly for any cyber crime and / or any related criminal offences liabilities under Information and Technology Act, 2000 relating to your information and further, that by using our Website, you hereby expressly acknowledge, agree and undertake that the management of CHITRAPURMATH.NET complies with due diligence requirements of Information and Technology Act, 2000 including its rules and amendments thereto.

Conditions of Use

The Math does not warrant that this Website, its servers, or email sent by us or on our behalf are 'virus free'. The Math shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this Website, including, but not limited to compensatory, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, exemplary, special and consequential damages, loss of data, goodwill, business opportunity, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties by whatever name called. In no event shall the Math be liable for any damages whatsoever.

Applicable Law

By visiting this Website, you agree that the laws of the India without regard to its conflict of laws principles govern this privacy policy and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Math or its affiliates.

Grievance Office

The grievance officer designated hereunder shall address any grievance that you may have regarding our privacy policy.
Name: General Manager