Privacy & Sustainability Policy

1.1 This website is owned and managed by the IIT Hyderabad.

1.2 IIT Hyderabad respects privacy, and is committed to protecting your privacy.

1.3 Users and subscribers are requested to read our privacy policy.

1.4 By visiting the IIT Hyderabad website ‘Giving to IITH’, you agree that you are accepting IIT Hyderabad privacy policy mentioned hereunder and that you also consent IIT Hyderabad ("Site", "we", "us" or "our") to collect, transfer, storage, disclosure and use of your information ("Clients", "member", "user", "visitor", "you" or "your") use of our website giving to IIT Hyderabad’ and services (collectively, the "Services").

1.5 The privacy policy sets out the way this website collects, holds, uses, and discloses your personal information.

1.6 This Privacy Policy covers only IIT Hyderabad’s use of personal information collected when the subscriber/user visits the website for registering. This policy does not apply to practices of third parties or individuals that IIT Hyderabad does not own or manage.

1.7 Giving to IIT Hyderabad website gives you an option of giving us contact information (i.e., strictly limited to submitting their name, address, email, telephone/mobile number, job function).

1.8 IIT Hyderabad does not share any information submitted by individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

1.9 Additional information about you is also collected automatically when you visit our website. This includes your IP address, browser type and operating system, your immediate Internet history, information collected through cookies etc. IIT Hyderabad uses your information only for the purpose for which it was collected, and to the extent necessary. Third party links IIT Hyderabad’s website contains hyperlinked text to other third-party websites. IIT Hyderabad is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites as they will be governed by their own policies.

1.10 IIT Hyderabad’s website is hosted on IIT Hyderabad’s servers and uses third party scripts which may use cookies to collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit its website. This may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type, the pages of the website that you visit, etc. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block the setting of all or some cookies. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit the Website.

1.11 IIT Hyderabad may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

1.12 "Giving to IITH" website collects personal information when a user visits our website for enquiry, registration, and donations. "Personal Information" is data that relates to you and can - either on its own or in combination with other information - identify you as an individual. Personal Information does not include data that has been aggregated or made anonymous such that you can no longer be identified using means reasonably available to us. We use personal information in the file we maintain about you, and other information we obtain from your current and past activities on the website , to provide to you the services offered by the website ; resolve service disputes; troubleshoot problems; deliver information to you that, in some cases, is relevant to your interests, such as product news; customize your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our Terms of Service; provide you with system or administrative messages, and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

1.13 IIT Hyderabad reserves its right revise its Privacy Policy or any part thereof from time to time. The revised policy will be uploaded on the website.

1.14 For any queries or complaints you can contact IIT Hyderabad at and Phone Number: 040-2301 6765

2. Cookies
2.1 The site uses cookies to facilitate better services. Giving to IITH website uses cookies to automate the process of logging on to certain areas of the site. By accepting our cookie, your details are stored and a registered user is permitted access to certain pages of our site without having to log on each time. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

2.2 We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality for this information. This anonymous information is used and analysed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level.

3. Links to Other Sites
3.1 It is important to note that Giving to IITH website contains links to sites other than Giving to IITH website, and that those sites may not follow the same privacy policies as ours. Giving to IITH website is not responsible for the availability of, and content provided on, third party websites. The User is requested to peruse the policies posted by other Websites regarding privacy and other topics before use.

4. DND Policy
4.1 If you wish to stop any further sms/email alerts/contacts from our side, all you need to do is to send an email to with your mobile numbers and you will be excluded from the alerts list.

5. Policy Changes
5.1 Giving to IITH website reserves the right to change its policy without prior notice and if any such changes are made, the same will be updated on the website. You may direct any privacy policy questions to

6. Online Payment Terms & Conditions
6.1 This online payment system is provided by IIT Hyderabad. IIT Hyderabad may update these terms from time to time and any changes will be effective immediately on being set out here.

7. Terms & Conditions
7.1 All donations are subject to the following conditions: -
(a) Your donation will normally reach the IIT Hyderabad account to which you are making a donation within two working days.
(b) IITH cannot accept liability for a payment not reaching the correct account due to you quoting an incorrect account number or incorrect personal details. Neither can we accept liability if payment is refused or declined by the credit/debit card supplier for any other reason.
(c) If the card supplier declines payment to IIT Hyderabad is under no obligation to bring this fact to your attention. You should check with your bank/credit/debit card supplier that payment has been deducted from your account.
(d) In no event will IIT Hyderabad be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any websites linked to this site, or the materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages.

7.2 All donations will be in Indian Rupees.

8. Dispute Resolution, Jurisdiction & Law:
8.1 The privacy policy and terms of the use of Giving to IITH website are exclusively governed by the laws of India and Courts at Hyderabad shall exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of the use of Giving to IITH Website. If any part of these terms be rendered or declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidation of such part or portion of these terms should not invalidate the remaining portions thereof, and they shall remain in full force and effect.