Privacy Policy

Welcome to the website (the “Site”), operated by Foundation for Legal Awarness and Legal Aid, a company registered under section 8 of the Companies Act 2013 (“VFJ”, “we”, “us” or “our”). We share your concern about the protection of your personal information online. This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how we maintain the privacy of the personal information we collect online in connection with the Site.

This Policy describes our privacy practices and sets out your obligations and ours with respect to your use of the Site. This Policy applies only to the Site and does not necessarily apply to our off-line collection of information. By using the Site, you agree to abide by the terms of this Policy and the terms of use (the “Terms”).

We may need to change the Policy from time to time in order to address new issues and to reflect changes on the Site or in the law. We reserve the right to revise or make any changes to the Policy, and your continued use of the Site subsequent to any changes to this Policy will mean that you agree to and accept such changes. Therefore, please bookmark this page and review it periodically to assure familiarity with the most current version of the Policy. We will post all changes to the Policy here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and when and how we will disclose that information. You can tell if the Policy has been updated by checking the last revised date posted on the top of this page. If due to such changes, you decide that you want to delete any portion of your personal information from our database, please notify us at


Information We Collect and Track

VFJ may collect and retain two types of information about Site visitors: (i) personal information that individual visitors voluntarily provide when interacting on the Site or on certain other occasions (such as via forms or in emails); and (ii) tracking data, which is automatically collected from every Site visitor.

Information that You Submit

We may, from time to time, store and archive the information you submit to or through the Site. The information that we gather may include your name, title and address, telephone number, email address, credit card number or other elements of personal information. In addition, if you contact us, we may keep a record of your correspondence, including any information contained therein.

You may decline to provide any personal information, but please realize that you thereby may be unable to register on the Site or to participate in activities or services offered on the Site.

Information that We Collect

In addition to the information you submit to or through the Site, we also may collect and store data from and about you gathered in the course of your use of the Site.

Such tracking data may include, without limitation, information regarding the number and frequency of visits to the Site, the websites that you access before and after you visit the Site, the software and operating system used to access the Site and your IP address and Internet service provider.

Use of Cookies

VFJ itself does not currently use cookies, “flash cookies” (i.e. local shared objects), web beacons and other similar technology (collectively, “Cookies”) in connection with your use of the Site; however, as noted below, certain other sites that provide content on the Site might do so. It is also possible that VFJ will in the future use Cookies without further warning. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes and may have unique identifiers and transmit information about you and how you use the Site. Such information may include your search preferences, your browser type and the date and time of use. If you choose, you can disable some (but not all) Cookies in your device or browser settings, but doing so may affect your ability to use the Site.

VFJ does permit several non-advertising third parties to set third-party cookies in order to enhance Site functionality. These third parties may include, but are not limited to: Addthis, Facebook, Google and Vimeo. For more information on the cookies that these third parties set, users are encouraged to consult the privacy policies and terms of use of these third parties.

How We Use Your Information

The information that you provide to us and that we may collect in the future is used for our business purposes and the purpose for which you provided it only, subject to the terms of this Policy and the Terms, including, without limitation, to respond to your requests or correspondence, to contact you about the Site, to request your input regarding ways in which we might improve the Site and/or to inform you about VFJ’s activities, products, services, events and fundraising efforts in which VFJ hopes you may be interested.

Your information—particularly tracking data—may also be analyzed so that we can provide you with useful information and can serve you in the best manner possible through enhanced features and functions on the Site. For example, your information may be used to, without limitation, compile statistical, demographic or aggregated information about visitors to the Site generally, or for load balancing metrics, and also may be used to create reports on user demographics and the traffic patterns of the Site.

We will not disclose any personal information to third parties, except (i) to parties who perform a service for us, such as sending you mail or email, web hosting, credit card processing and other similar services; (ii) when we believe that such disclosure is required by law; (iii) to enforce this Policy or the Terms; (iv) to protect the rights, property, security or safety of VFJ, Site users or the public; (v) to respond to an emergency or (vi) as otherwise stated in this Policy. In addition, we may disclose information to certain third parties if you have requested or authorized the disclosure of such information.

Personal information you submit via your member account, other than information provided or content posted by you to public areas of the Site as described below, is deleted from VFJ’s records following your deletion of your account. However, such information may continue to be retained by third-party service providers to which it has been disclosed for one of the reasons listed above.

Information provided to third parties is limited to the information needed to perform their functions. We seek to limit third-party use of information; however, we are not responsible for such third-party use of information.

You should be aware that any information provided or content posted by you to public areas of the Site, including but not limited to interactions on the Site and information posted to the Member Directory (via your profile), the Tools Database and the forums, may be read, collected or used by other visitors of the Site, who may not need to log in as a member to view the information. VFJ is not responsible for the third-party use of any information provided in such manner. By participating in the use of the Site’s interactive features, you consent to VFJ’s use or disclosure of any content that you submit. For more information on posting content, please see our Terms.

Transfer of Information to Third Parties Upon a Sale or Change of Control

We retain the right to transfer or assign all information pursuant to a merger, purchase or other transaction relating to VFJ or our assets.

How Your Information is Protected

We take reasonable precautions to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration. You should recognize, however, that there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information. In addition, because Internet communications are unsecure, it is also possible that the information you supply to us or your access of any information via the Site will be intercepted during transmission. We are not liable for any breach of our systems or interception of our transmission, and we hereby fully disclaim, to the fullest extent possible under law, any liability associated with any claim relating to a breach of security, data or information.

Other Communications

From time to time, we may email users of the Site information regarding important developments affecting VFJ. We may also email users on occasion regarding the Site. Such emails may be sent to users of the Site even if they have not requested to receive any communication from us.

You may choose to unsubscribe from future emails by using the unsubscribe link included in all mass email correspondence from VFJ.


If a user elects to use our referral service to inform a friend about the Site, we request the name and email address of the friend. VFJ will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting the friend to visit the Site. VFJ stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email, and, while a third-party mail service provider may retain the information in its database, no additional emails will be sent by VFJ without further action by the friend.

Links to Third-Party Websites

The Site may contain links to websites owned and operated by other parties. We are not responsible for and have no control over the privacy policies of those sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and terms of use of those sites prior to providing them with any information.

Compliance with Laws

We reserve the right to disclose any information to comply with any law, regulation, decree, judgment, order, subpoena or any other governmental order (“Order”) without any obligation to contest or verify the accuracy of such Order.

Applicable Laws

This Policy will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to any use of the Site will be filed only in the courts of New Delhi, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

How You Can Update or Correct Your Information and Contact the Site

You can (1) use the Site’s profile editor or (2) send an email to to update or correct your information.

Please contact us at if you have any questions or concerns regarding the Site or the Policy.

The section titles in this Policy are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

Some of the Services may be subject to additional terms and conditions regarding privacy and use of information. Your use of those Services is subject to those terms and conditions, which are incorporated into this Policy by reference. In the event of an inconsistency between this Policy and any additional posted conditions, the provisions of the additional conditions shall control.