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Privacy Policy

Ujyalo Foundation Privacy Policy
NiDARR application

Last Updated: Jan 4, 2016 06:10 PM GMT+5:45

Your privacy is important to Ujyalo Foundation. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to the Ujyalo Foundation’s websites (including, without limitation,, and the NiDARR mobile applications and related services (collectively the “Ujyalo Foundation Services” and “NiDARR Services”) and explains how personal information is collected, used, disclosed, and protected by Ujyalo Foundation.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will inform you by posting the revised Privacy Policy on the NiDARR’s website. Those changes will go into effect on the “last updated” date shown in the revised Privacy Policy. You consent to the revised Privacy Policy by continuing to use NIDARR Services. We encourage you to check this Privacy Policy whenever you use NiDARR Services to understand how your personal information is used.

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

In your dealings with NiDARR you may provide us with personal information. Personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy means information that personally identifies you, like your name, street address, email address, phone number, and other personally identifiable information that you choose to give to us or that we collect in relation to your use of the NiDARR Services. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of entities that we do not own or control, or to individuals that we do not employ or manage.

No information from Minors under 16
If you are a minor less than 16 years old, please do not register for NiDARR Services or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from such a minor, we will delete that information. If you are a parent of a minor, you may provide us with personal information about the minor, or permit us to collect information directly from the minor (if they are at least 16 years old), to use as part of NiDARR Services and we will treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected
We collect information from you in various ways when you use NiDARR Services. We may also supplement this information with information from other companies. We collect two general types of information, namely personal information (defined above) and aggregate data. Aggregate data is information we collect about a group or category of services or users from which individual user identities have been removed. In other words, no personal information is included in aggregate data. Aggregate data helps us understand trends in our users’ needs so that we can better consider new features or otherwise tailor our services. This Privacy Policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate data, and we may share aggregate data about our users with third parties for various purposes, including to help us better understand our customer needs and improve our services and for advertising and marketing purposes.

The following are the specific types of information we collect from you: We collect information you give us through NiDARR Services and when you register for and use NiDARR Services. Examples include the following:

Registration and Profile Information. When you register to use NiDARR Services or update your profile, we may collect various kinds of information about you including, your name, username, phone number, sms addresses, photos, email addresses and date of birth. It might also include locations, information about emergencies and incidents and contact details of your friends, family and guardians.

Information we collect when you interact with NiDARR. We collect personal information of the actions taken while using or interacting with NiDARR Services such as adding friends, family members or Guardians, location information or information related to emergencies and incidents and communications that occur during and after such events. When you use NiDARR Services, we automatically collect information from your browser or mobile platform including your browser type, location, IP address, as well as the pages you visit. NiDARR enables users to send text messages: these messages are sent through the user’s preferred message application. Any information in the text messages (such as GPS coordinates) will be stored in that application. Please be aware that Ujyalo Foundation/NiDARR does not have any control over how your message application or mobile company manages that data.

Location Information. NiDARR may log and store certain information about your use of NiDARR’s Service, including but not limited to time stamps for a positioning request (search, receipt notification) and activation of the Safety Alarm (search, call, receipt notification) etc. Such information shall be logged and stored for customer support purposes only, and will be retained by NiDARR in case of emergency, personal safety and protection of any person.

Submissions and Customer Service. From time to time we may request personal or demographic information and customer feedback.

Automatically Collected Information. We automatically receive certain types of information when you interact with NiDARR Services and communications. For example, it is standard for your Web browser to automatically send information to every Web site you visit, including ours. That information includes your computer’s IP address, access times, your browser type and language, and referring Web site addresses. We may also collect information about the type of operating system you use, your account activity, and files and pages accessed or used by you.

Cookies and Web Beacons. We may also use certain kinds of technology such as cookies and Web beacons to collect information. Among other things, the use of cookies and Web beacons enables us to improve NiDARR Services and emails by seeing which areas and features are most popular, to count the number of computers, mobile phones or other devices accessing NiDARR Services, to personalize and improve your experience, to record your preferences, and to allow you to visit NiDARR Services without reentering your member ID and/or password. A cookie is a small amount of data which is sent to your browser from a Web site’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Most browsers automatically accept cookies as the default setting. You can modify your browser setting to reject our cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie by editing your browser options. However, if a browser is set not to accept cookies or if a user rejects a cookie, some portions of NiDARR Services may not function properly. For example, you may not be able to sign in and access certain features of the NiDARR Services. A Web beacon is an electronic image, also called a "gif," that may be used on NiDARR Services to deliver cookies, count visits and compile statistics on usage or in our emails to tell if an email has been opened and acted upon. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how users engage with our Services. The information collected and how it is used is described at

Use of Personal Information
In general, we use your personal information to process your requests or transactions, to provide you with information or services you request, to inform you about other information, events, promotions, products or services we think will be of interest to you, to facilitate your use of and our administration and operation of NiDARR Services, and to otherwise provide NiDARR Services and serve you and our users. For example, we may use your personal information:
● to request feedback and to enable us to develop, customize and improve our publications, products and NiDARR Services;
● to conduct marketing analysis, to send you surveys or newsletters, to contact you about services, products, activities, offers from Ujyalo Foundation or our partners and for other marketing, informational, product development and promotional purposes;
● to send you a welcoming email and to contact you about your use of NiDARR Services; to respond to your emails, submissions, comments, requests or complaints; to perform after sales services; to anticipate and resolve problems with our service; to respond to customer support inquiries, for assistance with our product and service development; and to inform you of updates to products and services from NiDARR that better meet your needs; and for other purposes about which we notify you.

Sharing of Personal Information
NiDARR reserves the right to share aggregated demographic information about our customers (including you), sales, and traffic to our partners and advertisers. We will not give, sell, rent, share, or trade any of your personal information or any data that you store using our services to any third party except as outlined in this Privacy Policy or with your consent. We may disclose information to a third party to (a) comply with laws or respond to lawful requests and legal process, (b) to protect NiDARR, agents, customers, and others including to enforce our agreements, policies and terms of use or (c) in the good faith belief that disclosure is needed to respond to an emergency, or protect the personal safety of any person.

Inviting family, friends and guardians to join: When you ask us to invite a friend, family member, or other guardian to join the NiDARR Services, we may send such person a message on your behalf using your name and contact details. The invitation may also contain information about other users such person might know. We may also send reminders to them in your name. Only invite people you know with their permission to do so.

Every once in awhile, we may start a business relationship with other businesses who we think are trustworthy and who have confirmed that their privacy practices are consistent with ours (“Service Providers”). For example, we may hire Service Providers to provide services like hosting and maintenance, data storage and management, and marketing and promotions. We only provide our Service Providers with the information they need to perform these services for us. Each Service Provider must agree to use reasonable security procedures and practices; appropriate to the type of information involved, in order to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Service Providers are prohibited from using Personal Information except as we tell them. We may share personal information in connection with an acquisition, merger, or sale of all or a substantial portion of our business, with or to another company. In any such event, you will receive notice if your data is transferred and becomes subject to a substantially different privacy policy.

Network and Information Security
NiDARR takes reasonable steps to protect information we collect from you to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. The servers on which information is stored are kept in a controlled environment with limited access. While we take reasonable efforts to guard personal information we knowingly collect directly from you, no security system is impenetrable. In addition, we cannot guarantee that any passively collected personal information you choose to include in documents you store on our systems or the systems of third party storage providers through NiDARR Services are maintained at adequate levels of protection to meet specific needs or obligations you may have relating to that information.

Your account information and access to our service is accessible only through the use of an individual user ID and password. To protect the confidentiality of personal information, you must keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other person. Please advise us immediately if you believe your password has been misused. In addition, always logout and close your browser when you finish your session. Please note that we will never ask you to disclose your password in an unsolicited phone call or email.

Choice/Opt Out
NiDARR may send you communications or data regarding NiDARR Services, including but not limited to (i) notices about your use of NiDARR Services, including any notices concerning violations of use, (ii) updates, and (iii) promotional information and materials regarding our products and services. You may optout of receiving promotional emails from NiDARR by following the opt out instructions provided in those emails. You may also opt out of receiving promotional emails and other promotional communications from us at any time by emailing at with your specific request. Opt out requests will not apply to transactional service messages, such as security alerts and notices about your current account and services. Parents or legal guardians on behalf of their children may also select or disable certain features of NiDARR Services, such as Facebook login or location services, by accessing your account and changing your preferences.


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Contacting Us

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