Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 22 August 2023

Welcome to the Privacy Policy of Honavar Foundation (“we”, “us”, “our”), a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental conservation and community empowerment. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices concerning the collection, use, disclosure, and protection of your personal information. By accessing our website or using our services, you consent to the practices outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

We may collect different types of information when you interact with our website or engage with our services:

  1. Personal Information: This includes data such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other relevant contact details. We collect this information when you subscribe to newsletters, submit forms, or participate in events.
  2. Usage Information: We gather data about your interactions with our website, such as pages visited, time spent, and navigational patterns. This information aids us in improving user experiences and understanding preferences.
  3. Cookies and Tracking Technologies: Our website employs cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience and gather usage information. You can manage cookie preferences through your browser settings.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including but not limited to:

  1. Communication: Your contact information allows us to send you newsletters, updates, and relevant communications regarding our initiatives, events, and projects.
  2. Improvement of Services: Usage data and feedback contribute to enhancing our website, services, and outreach strategies to better serve our community.
  3. Legal and Security Purposes: We may use your information to comply with legal obligations, enforce our policies, and safeguard our rights, security, or the safety of others.

Sharing Your Information

We prioritize your privacy and do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. However, under certain circumstances, we may share your information:

  1. Service Providers: We engage third-party service providers to assist us with tasks such as website hosting and analytics. These providers are bound by contracts to protect your information and use it only for specified purposes.
  2. Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law, regulatory authorities, or to respond to lawful requests.

Your Choices

You retain control over how your personal information is used:

  1. Opt-Out: At any time, you can unsubscribe from our communications by following the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in our emails.
  2. Access and Correction: You can request access to the personal information we hold about you and make necessary updates or corrections.
  3. Cookies: Browser settings allow you to manage your cookie preferences.

Data Security

We implement reasonable measures to safeguard your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Nevertheless, no internet data transmission is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically to reflect changes in practices and services. We recommend reviewing the Privacy Policy periodically for updates.

Contact Us

For questions, or requests concerning your personal information or our Privacy Policy, please contact us at foundation+privacy [@] honavar [dot] com.

Thank you for entrusting Honavar Foundation with your information. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and fostering a secure and respectful online environment.

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