Privacy Policy

NAAM has formulated this Privacy Policy to explain what information it collects through its website and/or otherwise and how it is used, as well as protection for its members’ and donors’ personal information. NAAM is committed in protecting the privacy of visitors to its website, as well as its donors. NAAM is conscious that one cares about how the information provided by them is used and shared. All the information received by NAAM is for internal purposes only, and it takes the necessary security measures to keep this information private and confidential.

By visiting the website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. If you disagree with any of the terms herein, please immediately discontinue the use of the site.

In this policy, “NAAM” refers to NAAM staff, Trust members, cooperating attorneys, interns, volunteers, and consultants, all of whom are bound by law or contract to keep the information confidential which they receive as part of their assistance to NAAM.

What Information Is Collected?


NAAM collects and maintains information from its website visitors and donors to extend services like processing their donations, providing receipts thereof and tax exemption certificates, sending regular updates about the work NAAM does, responding to the queries and apprising of the new opportunities to help the drought affected people/farmers in a better way.

Depending on the type of communication or transaction, the personal information collected by NAAM may include, but is not limited to, name, postal address, date of birth, PIN code, telephone numbers, mobile phone numbers, organization’s name, email addresses, credit/debit card information, bank information or billing information


NAAM also collects usage information in order to assess how users access and utilize the site. This data is valuable to NAAM for various internal purposes, including troubleshooting and improving the functionality of the website. The information collected by NAAM include the user’s Internet service provider, type of web browser or operating system, IP address, viewed pages, time and duration of website visits, crash logs, and other information relating to site usage.


Cookies are a small piece of data often stored on the visitors’ computer/hard drive by the web browser while browsing a website. A unique code is embedded in the text file which recognizes the visitors’ computer when one returns to a website that was previously visited. Web beacons are an Internet tool that helps NAAM determines how the website is being used such as what pages are being visited and whether one is returning to the website or a first time visitor.

Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. One can reset the web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

Please note, however, that certain features of the website might not function if one deletes or disables cookies. The website’s cookies do not and cannot infiltrate a user’s hard drive to collect any information stored on the hard drive.

NAAM uses Google Analytics to help examine data about the use of the website. Technical information described above may be gathered by Google Analytics for this purpose.

It is clarified that the amount of information one provides is completely voluntary; however, providing less information might limit a user’s ability to access all of the features of the website.

How The User Information is Utilized?

NAAM collects payment information, billing address and other information necessary to process donations, process event registrations, providing receipts thereof and tax exemption certificates, sending regular updates about the work NAAM does, responding to the queries and apprising visitors’ of the new opportunities to help the drought affected people/farmers in a better way.

Additionally, NAAM might need to use personal information/user data in connection with website maintenance/upgradation, or analytics data review or compilation. It is company will be required to share user data with any third-party service providers that NAAM might engage to assist in these efforts. However the third-party service providers employ adequate security measures with respect to personal information/user data.

It is clarified that as a general policy, NAAM uses personal information and user data for internal purposes only. NAAM does not sell or rent the information provided by the members, donors or website visitors under any circumstances, and NAAM does not share members’, donors’ or visitors’ information without prior consent except as compelled by law and except as explained in this Privacy Policy. This restriction applies to members and donors who join or donate both online and offline.

Compliance With Laws

NAAM co-operates with government and law enforcement officials to enforce and comply with the law. NAAM may therefore disclose personal information, usage data, message data, and any other information about you, if it deems that it is reasonably necessary to:

(a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process (such as a summons or court order), or enforceable governmental request;

(b) enforce the Terms of Use, including investigation of potential violations thereof;

(c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or

(d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of NAAM, its users or the public, as required or permitted by law.”


It is echoed that NAAM is committed to ensure that any personal information that is collected is secure. NAAM has formulated procedures and has technology that is in place to safeguard and secure the information that is collected. All online donation transactions are handled by Payment Council of India (PCI) – compliant vendors.

However, it is emphasized that it’s impossible to completely guarantee that the information/user data will be immune from malicious attack or compromise; as such, one should understand that their transmission of personal data is always at their own risk.

Storage And Maintenance Of User Data In India

NAAM collects and stores all user data domestically, and thus it is notified to the users/visitors that their information will be subject to the laws of India, regardless of the country from which their data originates.

Changes To The Privacy Policy

NAAM might make changes to its Privacy Policy from time-to-time and one should periodically revisit the policy for any updates. Your company should also make an effort to notify its users of any policy changes, or require that users acknowledge updates by checking a box or pressing a button. In any case, users who continue to interact with the site following a revision of the company’s privacy policy will automatically be subject to the new terms.