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MOHAN Foundation Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how MOHAN Foundation uses and protects any information that you provide while using this website.

We are fully aware of your concerns about sharing personal information with us. MOHAN Foundation is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, by which you can have limited access to specific data on our website, or by which you can make use of our services then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

MOHAN Foundation does not collect any personal information about visitors to this website (such as names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail addresses) unless the visitors voluntarily provide such information. If visitors do not want their personal information compiled, such information should not be submitted through this website.

MOHAN Foundation may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are aware of any changes. This policy is effective from 01.01.2013.

Registering for Donor Card: If personal information is submitted while registering for donor card, such information may be used as follows-

1. Information submitted by visitors wishing to be organ, tissue or eye donors will be added to the MOHAN Foundation Donor Registry. The appropriate information will be utilized for sending a donor card to the registrant and also an automatically generated e-mail will be sent to the emergency contact person (as provided by the registrant) to inform the wish of the registrant.

2. Information submitted by visitors may be stored and analyzed to evaluate the effectiveness of the efforts made by us to increase the number of organ, tissue and eye donors as permitted by Indian law. Information submitted may also be used to contact individuals and/or their next-of-kin for organ donation purposes as allowed by Indian law.

Apart from collecting information while registering for donor card the other purposes for collecting personal details is while taking an online survey; while registering to be a member; while signing up for the newsletter and the ‘life pass it on’ booklet; and while you write your feedback.

The information that you provide is used for internal record keeping; to analyse and to improve our efforts in the field; also we might send out e-mails about our events/activities or other information related to organ donation and transplantation that we think you might be interested in; and we will see if you are eligible to have access to some of the resources on our website.

MOHAN Foundation will not sell, rent or market personal information to third parties. All information submitted by you will be kept confidential at all times, except to the extent necessary for organ, tissue and eye donations to be achieved in accordance with Indian law. If the data is shared with anyone outside our organization at any stage; it will not be done so without your prior written consent.

Technical Information

MOHAN Foundation may collect technical information related to visitors such as the type of internet browser being used, the type of computer operating system being used, and the domain name of any website used in order to link to our website. Such technical information will not include the personal information discussed above.

How we use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other websites that you visit. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to that particular website.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

If you have any questions about organ donation or our privacy policy; please contact us on our Toll Free National helpline number: 1800 419 3737.

You may also contact us at:

MOHAN Foundation
3rd Floor, Toshniwal Building,
No. 267, Kilpauk Garden Road,
Chennai – 600 010. India.
E-mail: [email protected]
Ph.: 044-26447000

If you believe that any information that we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or e-mail us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.