Privacy Policy

All content and services on this site is owned or produced by or its subsidiary and affiliate organisations and persons. The content and services that is made available through is subject to this Privacy Policy. In this Policy, discloses its privacy practices.

By using the Products and Services, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Privacy Policy or any other privacy or data collection policy applicable to any associate/partner sites.

The Privacy Policy contains detailed information about the following:
Please note that contains links to other sites and occasionally allows other sites to be co-branded with the name, and while endeavours to ensure that these other sites' Privacy Policies conform to its own, cannot state or guarantee that they do so.

This policy may be updated from time to time so please check back periodically.

What information of yours does collect ?
Goal of is to be your favorite destination on the web by providing you with the information, services and product offerings that are related to Chitpavan community. To achieve this, needs to collect information to understand what differentiates you from its thousands of other unique users. We collect two types of information from you, "anonymous information" and "personally identifiable information." Anonymous information refers to information that cannot be tied back to a specific individual. Each time a visitor comes to or its associate sites, collects some information to improve the overall quality of the visitor's online experience. collects the visitor's IP address, referral data, and browser and platform type. also collects aggregate search terms from its search services for internal reporting and targeted advertising. may also collect personally identifiable information. Wherever and whenever collects personal information through registration we make an effort to include a link to this Privacy Policy on that page. collects personal information in the following ways from its network of web site(s):

What are "cookies" and how does use them? may also collect information "anonymously" using "cookies." A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a web site to the hard drive of your computer so that the web site may identify you and track your activities on the web site. This unique number identifies your browser-- but not you -- to computers whenever you visit A cookie will not let a web site know any personally identifiable information about you, such as your real name and address. is not generally interested in any one individual and does not collect personally identifiable information about any one person using cookies. Since cookies are only text files, they cannot run on your computer, search your computer for other information or transmit any information to anyone.

To help serve you better may use cookies to store and sometimes track information about who has done and seen what across's network of sites. Cookies may also allow to save passwords and preferences for you so that you will not have to re-enter them the next time you visit.

Estimate audience size. Cookies may help know whether or not users have seen particular displays, including advertising, so we do not bore you with the same material over and over again.

Displaying advertisements. Third party advertising networks for may issue cookies when serving advertisements.

The use of cookies is now an industry standard, and you will find them used on most major web sites. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can reset your browser either to notify you when you have received a cookie, or to refuse to accept cookies. You should understand that while does not require you to use cookies, certain sites/channels will not function properly if you set your browser to not accept cookies.

Are any external agencies used ?
We may from time to time be associated with other external agencies who shall help us in tracking the visitors for various parameters. Please refer to their privacy policy also, before using this web site.

What happens to the email address I supply ?
The email addresses collected from the visitors may be used to inform them about new events happening with this web site. We do not share the data with out side agencies nor do we intend to sell it to any third party.

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