Terms & conditions

Terms & Conditions

Kshitij takes your privacy seriously and treats all financial information about any transaction you have with Kshitij as highly confidential. In addition, Kshitij does not share e-mail addresses or phone numbers of any of our donors or constituents.

We deeply value all contributions to sustain our mission. To protect the privacy of our donors and their special relationship with Kshitij, we maintain the following policies:

We may request personal information online, such as name, address, phone number, email address, and credit card number ONLY for the purposes of accepting donations to Kshitij. We will not release or use this information for any other purpose unless we have your consent. 

We do not trade or sell your personal information with other organisations. 

Donors may request, at any time, to not receive our solicitations. 

Donors may request to not receive certain mailings, such as our newsletter.

We do not track, collect or distribute personal information entered by those who visit our website.

Personal information stored in the Kshitij database is protected with a secured login with authentication, assignment of a unique ID to each person with computer access, regular pass code changes, and user IDs are deactivated or terminated as needed.

Our hosting data server provides data protection meeting PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), encrypted communication via SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology, intrusion detection for all devices and network nodes, state-of-the-art firewall infrastructure that detects malicious application attacks, virus protection, security and vulnerability monitoring and tracking, and SQL server attack protection via applications to detect SQL Injection and Cross Site Scripting Attacks.

To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organisations and causes they are asked to support, we assure the following:

To be informed of Kshitij mission, of the way Kshitij 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 Kshitijs governing board and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its responsibilities

To have access to Kshitijs 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 Kshitij to the donor will be professional

What information we collect

We use personal information collected from donors for the purposes of processing payments and communicating with donors about Kshitij as well as conducting the fundraising and other operations of Kshitij.

This information may include name, amount donated, address, PAN number, telephone number, donor comments, e-mail address and any other personal information provided to us (Donor Data”). For donations by cheque, Donor Data also includes the data visible on the cheque.

Information from Payment Processors and Other Service Providers

Payment processors allow donors to give electronically using a payment services account, a credit card, or other payment method. These processors collect certain information from donors, and you should consult their privacy policies to determine their practices.

How we use that information

Donor Data may be used for these kinds of purposes:

Distributing receipts and thanking donors for donations

Informing donors about upcoming fundraising and other activities of Kshitij

Internal analysis, such as research and analytics

Record keeping

Reporting to applicable government agencies as required by law Surveys, metrics, and other analytical purposes

Other purposes related to the fundraising operations

Comments that are provided by donors may be publicly published and may be used in promotional materials. We may use available information to supplement the Donor Data to improve the information we use to drive our fundraising efforts. We may allow donors the option to have their name publicly associated with their donation unless otherwise requested as part of the online donation process.
We use data gathered for payment processors and other service providers only for the purposes described in this policy.

Contact us

If you have questions about this Donor Privacy Policy or requests about the status and correctness of your donor data, please contact:

Patel Chambers (Sheth House), c/o Dr. Vibhas Modak Clinic, 1st floor, Opposite Royal Opera House, Charni Road (East), Mumbai 400 004 | Ph: +91 9920143551 | E-mail: info@kshitij-ngo.org


We are committed to protecting donor personal information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. Among other things, we undertake a range of security practices, including measures to help secure web access to sensitive data and undertake efforts to address security vulnerabilities for various tools and databases.

Other Disclosures

We may disclose information when required by law; when needed to protect our rights, privacy, safety, property, donors, or users; and when necessary to enforce our terms of service.

We may change the Donor Privacy Policy from time to time. Any and all changes will be reflected on this page. Substantive changes may also be announced through the standard mechanisms by which we communicate with our users and community. You should periodically check this page for any changes to the current policy.

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 the India may require Kshitij to keep contact information and contribution level of donors on file.

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.