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Terms & Conditions

1. ATMA Foundation is committed to the ethical collection, retention and use of information that you provide to us about yourself ("Personal Information") on this site ("Site")

2. Your Personal Information may comprise the following:

  • a) Your name
  • b) Your age
  • c) Your occupation
  • e) Your email and mailing address
  • f) Your telephone number
  • g) Your payment processing details
  • i) Any other data as ATMA Foundation may require

3. The following Privacy Policy sets forth our understanding with you on the collection, use and protection of your Personal Information. Please read the entire Privacy Policy.


5. Collection of Information

5.1: Site Browsing: We do not require you to identify yourself or reveal any Personal Information while normally browsing through the Site. However, to access certain sections of the Site or interact with us, we may ask for some Personal Information. For instance, to make any donations at the Site or to download materials, some personal Information may be asked for.
5.2: While you are browsing through the Site, the Site's operating system may automatically record some general information (“General Information”) about your visit such as:
(i) the date and time you visit the Site, along with the address of the previous website your were visiting, if you linked to us from another website
(ii) the type of browser you are using (such as Internet Explorer version 'X')
(iii) which 'hit' it is on the Site

5.3: The General Information is not Personal Information. ATMA FOUNDATION’s tracking system does not record personal information about individuals or link this information to any Personal Information collected from you.

5.4: The General Information is used by ATMA FOUNDATION for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns on the Site and to gauge the public interest in ATMA FOUNDATION and the Site. Such General Information may be shared by ATMA FOUNDATION with any person, at ATMA FOUNDATION’s discretion.

5.5: Cookies:
“Cookies” are small amounts of data that a website can send to a web browser on a visitor’s computer. The cookie is stored on a visitor’s computer. A cookie may enable the site holder to track how a visitor navigates through its site and the areas in which they show interest. This is similar to a traffic report: it tracks trends and behaviors, but does not identify individuals. Information gathered may include date and time of visits, pages viewed, time spent at the site, and the site visited just before and just after the ATMA FOUNDATION site.

Types of Cookies

Cookies can be set to expire: on a specified date after a specific period of time when a transaction has been completed or when a user turns off his/her browser.

A cookie that is erased from memory when a visitor’s browser closes is called a “session” cookie. Cookies that expire based on a time set by the Web server are called “persistent” cookies.

Persistent cookies may be used in some cases, for example, to recognize when a visitor returns to a website. The web browser will send the cookie information from the initial visit back to the website. This is useful to the visitor if he or she has established a password at a particular website and wants to be identified by that site to perform a function or transaction.

To browse anonymously, you may set your browser to disable cookies or delete cookies. Please note that disabling cookies for some services will impact ability to use that service.

Refusing Cookies on ATMA FOUNDATION’s Website

Customers may choose not to accept cookies. Your web browser may alert and permit you to refuse cookies. When you receive an alert, you may choose at that time to refuse that cookie. If the use of cookies is a concern to you, then please make sure your browser has this capability, and that you set your browser to alert you accordingly.

Newer browser versions allow you to be alerted or to automatically refuse cookies. You may need to download a more current version of your web browser from your service provider in order to obtain this option

Note: Some product features and services provided by ATMA FOUNDATION may require you to accept a cookie in order to be able to use the particular functionality or service. These cookies are used to establish a link between the user and the application server. The cookies contain unique session IDs, and no customer data is stored on the cookies.

6.0 Usage of Information

6.1: Personal information will be used by ATMA FOUNDATION for internal purposes including the following:

(i) sending you inter alia emails, features, promotional material, surveys, brochures, catalogues, ATMA FOUNDATION Annual Reports, reminders for donations, regular updates on the utilisation of donations by ATMA FOUNDATION and other updates.

(ii) processing your donations to ATMA FOUNDATION

(iii) maintaining an internal confidential database of all the Personal Information collected from visitors to the Site

(v) evaluating and administering the Site and ATMA FOUNDATION’s activities, responding to any problems that may arise and gauging visitor trends on the Site

7. Disclosure of Personal Information by ATMA FOUNDATION

7.1: Within ATMA FOUNDATION, access to Personal Information collected by ATMA FOUNDATION will be given only to those persons who are authorised by ATMA FOUNDATION

7.2 ATMA Foundation does not sell or intentionally share email addresses and personal information of visitors to other companies or organizations on commercial terms.

7.3: Notwithstanding anything contained herein or any other contract between you and ATMA FOUNDATION, ATMA FOUNDATION reserves the right to disclose any Personal Information about you without notice or consent as needed to satisfy any requirement of law, regulation, legal request or legal investigation, to conduct investigations of breaches of law, to protect the Site, to protect ATMA FOUNDATION and it’s property, to fulfil your requests, to protect our visitors and other persons and if required by the policy of ATMA FOUNDATION.

8. Security

8.1: ATMA FOUNDATION endeavours to use up-to-date security measures to protect your Personal Information. The Site is a VERISIGN approved site.

8.2: ATMA FOUNDATION however does not make any express or implied warranty with respect to the security measures that it may employ from time to time for the protection of the Personal Information.

9. Links to other Websites

The Site may contain links to other websites for the benefit of it’s visitors. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such other websites. ATMA FOUNDATION is not expressly or impliedly responsible for, or liable to any loss or damage caused to you by the collection, use and retention of Personal Information by such website in any manner whatsoever. It is important that you review the privacy policies of all websites you visit before you disclose any information to such websites.

10. Variation of the Privacy Policy

ATMA FOUNDATION shall be absolutely entitled at its sole discretion from time to time add to, alter, delete or modify any of the terms and conditions contained herein. Such changes, additions, alterations, deletions or modifications shall be binding on you once you visit the Site after the Privacy Policy has been so amended.

11. ATMA FOUNDATION Donation Refund Policy

ATMA FOUNDATION takes the utmost care to process donations as per the instructions given by our donors, online and offline. However, in case of an unlikely event of an erroneous donation or if the donor would like to cancel his donation, ATMA FOUNDATION will respond to the donor within 7 working days of receiving a valid request for refund from the donor. The timely refund of the donation will depend upon the type of credit card/banking instrument used during the transaction. The donor will have to send ATMA FOUNDATION a written request for a refund within 2 days of making the donation to ATMA FOUNDATION's official address or email

  • 1. Proof of the deduction of the donation amount will have to be given with the request.
  • 2. In cases where the donation receipt has already been issued to the donor, the donor will have to return the original receipt to us at our office addresses.
  • 3. Refund is conditional to compliance with the rules and regulations of statutory bodies and processes.
  • 4. The refund amount will be finalised after deducting processing fees and other expenses incurred in this regard.
  • 5. ATMA Foundation reserves the right for final decision in this regard.
  • 6. Refunds made for offline payments like cash will be made only through NEFT.
  • 7. Please allow upto 4 weeks for refund processing

12. ATMA Foundation may update the terms and conditions occasionally. The revised Terms and Conditions will be uploaded on the ATMA Foundation website.