Privacy policy

This Website www.cherysh.org is owned and operated by CHERYSH TRUST called CHERYSH, with its headquarters at CHERYSH, #24 BENSON ROAD, INDIAN SOCIAL INSTITUTE CAMPUS, BENSON TOWN, BANGALORE – 560046, KARNATAKA, INDIA.

We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. CHERYSH is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy addresses those concerns. This policy may be changed or updated from time to time. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 21/11/2016.

Personal Information

CHERYSH uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our website. CHERYSH only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, PANCARD, when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. For example, we ask for personal information on our online donation pages, and use this information to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes.

CHERYSH does not sell or trade such information collected to third parties. We will not share personally identifiable information with third parties unless authorized by the person submitting the information or required by law.

Credit Card Information Security

CHERYSH uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to protect the security of your transaction and the confidentiality of your personal information. This makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us.

Credit card information is not sold or traded to third parties. We will not share credit card information with thirdparties unless required by law.

If you still have concerns about the security of your credit card information, contributions may also be made by calling + 918041532970 or by sending personal cheques / demand drafts to: CHERYSH, #24 BENSON ROAD, INDIAN SOCIAL INSTITUTE CAMPUS, BENSON TOWN, BANGALORE – 560046, KARNATAKA, INDIA. Ph: +918041532970, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Security

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

Donations

We request information from the visitor on our donation form. A visitor must provide contact information (such as name, e-mail ID, PAN CARD and mailing address) and payment information (such as credit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and for sending receipt of the donation. If we have trouble processing a donation, the information is used by us to contact the visitor. Financial and credit card information are NEVER released.

Opt-Out

If you supply us with your postal address or e-mail address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on our programs and services. If you do not want to receive postal mail or e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending email to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or writing to us at the above address and telling us that you do not want to receive postal mail or e-mail from us. Some mailings are prepared well in advance, so please allow up to three months for your request to be properly reflected on our mailing lists.

Cookies

Visitors should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by CherYsh's Website through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files a Website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor's ongoing access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor's system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature. CherYsh uses cookie technology only to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors in order to improve visitors' online experience and facilitate their visit within our site.

External Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Unless we expressly state otherwise, CherYsh makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. The fact that CherYsh has provided a link to a site is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners, or its providers. There are risks associated with using any information, software, or products found on the Internet, and CherYsh cautions you to make sure that you understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet. In addition, we encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. These other sites may collect or solicit personal data or send their own cookies to your computer. Please be aware that CherYsh is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. Please check the privacy statements of these other sites for more information about their policies on collection and use of personal information.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement so our visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If, however, we are going to use visitors' personally identifiable information in a manner significantly different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify visitors via e-mail and won't disclose this information unless express information is granted. However, if visitors have opted out of all communication with the site, or deleted/deactivated their account, then they will not be contacted, nor will their personal information be used in this new manner.

Sharing

Legal Disclaimer Though we make a good faith effort to preserve visitor privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.

Links

This website may contains links to other websites of interest. Please be aware that once you have used these links to leave our website you should note that we, do not, have any control over and are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our site they are required to read the privacy statements of each and every website they visit. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Referrals

If a visitor elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend's name and e-mail address. CherYsh will automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail with an introduction to CherYsh and an invitation to visit the site. The one-time e-mail will include the name of the person making the referral. CherYsh stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time e-mail and tracking the success of our referral program. The friend may contact CherYsh at unsubscribe ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) to request the removal of this information from our database.

Donor Rights

To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in CherYsh’s causes they are asked to support, we assure the following:

  • To be informed of the Trust’s mission, of the way the Trust intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes
  • To be informed of the identity of those serving on the Trust's governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its responsibilities
  • To have access to the Trust's most recent financial statements
  • To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition
  • To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law
  • To expect that all relationships with individuals representing the Trust to the donor will be professional
  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors
  • To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that the Trust may intend to share
  • To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers

You have certain rights with respect to the information we collect about you. Upon request, we will tell you what information we hold about you and correct any incorrect information. We will also make reasonable efforts to delete your information if you ask us to do so, unless we are otherwise required to keep it.

Donation refund policy

CherYsh follows a reliable refund policy to let our donors feel privileged about their association with us. We take utmost care about processing donations as per the mandates signed by our donors in the donor forms, both offline and online. But in case of an unlikely event of an erroneous deduction or If the Donor wants to cancel/deduct the donation, CherYsh Trust will respond within 7 working days from the date of receiving the complaint from donor. The timely refund of the wrongly deducted amount will depend on type of card used during transaction. We would require a proof of deduction of the donation amount and a written communication for refund from the donor within two days after donation.

  • In such cases if the receipt already has been issued, then the Donor would need to return the original receipt at our official address.
  • In the case of tax exemption certificate already issued, refund will not be possible.

Data Retention

We seek to retain donor-related information only as needed to fulfil the purposes described in this policy unless a longer retention period is required by law or regulations. For example, tax laws in India may require the Trust to keep contact information and contribution level of donors on file.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy / Terms and Conditions, you may contact us at:

CHERYSH, #24 BENSON ROAD, INDIAN SOCIAL INSTITUTE CAMPUS, BENSON TOWN, BANGALORE – 560046, KARNATAKA, INDIA. Ph: +918041532970, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.