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16th November, 2008
Member Definition

Palanpur Online Members are those who or whose forefathers were residing in the town of Palanpur and/or possessed immovable property in the town at the time of India's independence i.e. on August 15, 1947 and practice Jainism.

Apart from listing details of the Members, Palanpur Online also lists details of Jains of Banaskantha district. They are those who or whose forefathers were residing in and/or possessed immovable property at the time of India's independence i.e. on August 15, 1947 in the geographical area now covered by Banaskantha district and practice Jainism.

Personal Information

All the details which are posted on the website by a member in his/her profile such as family name, family number, family email address, origin, name, birth date, age, blood group, mobile, e-mail, family address, family company address, personal residence address, personal company address, education/qualification (which will include school/college name, duration (from and to dates) degree, major, description), occupation details (which will include company name, field of work, designation, description) collectively called as Personal Information

Your privacy, and that of your family, is important to Palanpur Online. You can find our full privacy policy below. The Palanpur Online website is designed to be private. Here's how it works:

Palanpur Online Privacy Policy

Palanpur Online has implemented this Privacy Policy to provide our members and visitors (collectively "Users" or "you") information regarding the use of their information on the, so that you can make an informed decision about your use of the Website.

Only the members of Palanpur Online can see your profile, others will be restricted to view member's profile.

The names of users are publicly searchable by default. (Search results includes only your name, members name, origin, city and country). Viewing any further detail, will result in viewing Personal Information.

The Information we collect

Personal Information included in your profile or your family member's profile tells others about yourself or those in your family, or when taking advantage of promotions, responding to surveys, or subscribing to newsletters or other lists.

If a sponsor asks Palanpur Online to show an advertisement to a certain audience or audience segment and you respond to that advertisement, the sponsor may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach.

How we use your Information

If you submit your Personal Information to us through the Website or to our mailing address or by fax, we'll then use the information to show on the website by default. All the members in Palanpur Online will have access to the Personal Information you post. Note that those Members could forward this information to other Users or non-users.

By providing Palanpur Online your e-mail address (also known as family e-mail address) you allow us to send service-related notices, including notices required by law. We may also use your e-mail address to send you other messages, including changes to Palanpur Online features and other offers. If you do not wish to receive such e-mail messages, you may send mail to below mentioned contact details.

Anonymous Information
We use non - Personal Information, such as Website use data and IP addresses, to improve the quality and design of the Website and to create new features and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing preferences and trends. We may use such information to:
  1. Remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your current or subsequent visits to the Website;
  2. Provide customized content and information;
  3. Diagnose or fix technology problems;
  4. Access your information after you sign in;
  5. Market our Website to Sponsors;
  6. Aggregate general User and Member statistics including demographic and geographic information; and
  7. Other purposes for which your personal identity is not revealed.
Posted Information
Any information or Content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to public areas (for instance, in the forum or wiki) becomes available to the public.

When we share Information

Palanpur Online will not share your e-mail address with any third parties without first obtaining your permission.

We share non - Personal Information (such as anonymous Website use data) with third-parties to assist them in understanding our Website, including Users' use of our Website and the services we provide and the success of advertisements and promotions.

We may release your information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state law or respond to a court order, law enforcement or regulatory request, or search warrant.

We reserve the right to collect and share any information:
  • In order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities;
  • To enforce our Terms of Use or investigate potential or actual violations of the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy;
  • To take precautions against liability;
  • To protect the security or integrity of our Website;
  • To exercise or protect the rights, property, or the rights and personal safety of Palanpur Online affiliates, Users or others; or for other legitimate purposes.
Your Choices

You may, decline to submit Personal Information to the Website, in which case you may not be able to access the website or Palanpur Online may not be able to provide certain services to you.

You may update or correct your Personal Information, by editing, deleting or changing the information. You may request that Palanpur Online remove member from the database if the individual is deceased by contacting us on the below mentioned contact details with the understanding that Palanpur Online maintain an archive of the information you submit which are not on the Website.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a password) to verify your identity before granting you profile access or making corrections. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password and account information at all times.

Our Commitment to Data Security

We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.

Compromise of Personal Information

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, Palanpur Online will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Notification Procedures

It is Palanpur Online policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to Users via e-mail notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on our Website page, as determined by Palanpur Online in its sole discretion.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be revised periodically and this will be reflected in the "effective date" above. Your use of the Website indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and any then-current revisions.

Contact Information

Please contact Palanpur Online with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or regarding the website.

Palanpur Online
11 - Kala Bhavan, 3 Mathew Road, Opea House
Mumbai 400004, India
Tel: +91 - 22 - 23685344
Fax: +91 - 22 - 23685458

Palanpur Online Helpline Details
Tel: +91 - 22 - 40203620/21
Fax: +91 - 22 - 40203610
Time: 10 AM to 06 PM (IST) (Mon to Fri)


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