Privacy Policy of e-Jaadui Pitara –

This website is designed, developed and maintained by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) (Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India) (together referred to as .“GoI”).

These terms of use, as amended, govern the usage of DIKSHA (Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing) by its Users (as defined below) (“Terms”). DIKSHA is an initiative of the GoI.

By using DIKSHA, you have accepted and agree to be governed by these Terms, as may be amended from time to time. The terms "you", "your" hereinafter refer to any User of DIKSHA, including Registered Users (as defined below).

  1. Rights of Users
    1. Right to fair, transparent and lawful collection of your data and information on e-Jaadui Pitara
    2. Right to be informed about the ways in which your data and information that is collected on e-Jaadui Pitara will be used.
    3. Right to receive all the information you need to provide informed consent before collection of your personally identifiable information or sensitive personal data or information on e-Jaadui Pitara and sharing of the same with relevant Administrators.
    4. Right to revoke such consent.
    5. Right to revoke such consent.
    6. Right to proper use of your personal data and information by Administrators for specified and legitimate purposes related to your use of e-Jaadui Pitara
    7. Right to view and access e-Jaadui Pitara's privacy policy.
  2. Responsibilities of Administrators with respect to User data and information
    1. To respect the privacy and data protection rights of Users.
    2. To know that any use of data for purposes outside of the proper use shall be considered violation of the terms of the policies of e-Jaadui Pitara as well as applicable laws and policies of India and they shall be responsible and liable for such actions and for any loss or damage arising from failure to comply with this obligation.
  3. What User data and information is collected on e-Jaadui Pitara?
    1. All Users can expect the following data and information of theirs to be collected on e-Jaadui Pitara:
    2. e-Jaadui Pitara Usage: Usage: Usage history, time spent on Content and other telemetry data in relation to usage of e-Jaadui Pitara
    3. e-Jaadui Pitara generates a unique identifier for each device used to access e-Jaadui Pitara
      1. No other personally identifiable information or sensitive personal data or information of the User is collected.
      2. c. You represent to us that the data and information you provide on e-Jaadui Pitara from time to time is and shall be correct, current and updated and you have all the rights, permissions and consents to provide such data and information. Your providing the information or data and the consequent storage, collection, usage, transfer, access or processing of the same in accordance with the Privacy Policy shall not be in violation of any third party agreement, laws, charter documents, judgments, orders and decrees.
    4. How is User data and information collected
      1. a. Usage data of Users is collected as and when a User accesses, uses and navigates e-Jaadui Pitara.
    5. Who has access to User data and information?
      1. e-Jaadui Pitara Usage data is a part of anonymised and aggregated data sets that is accessible to relevant Administrators of e-Jaadui Pitara and to the employees, contractors or subcontractors of the technology service providers of e-Jaadui Pitara.
      2. Usage data which is anonymised and aggregated is also available publicly on e-Jaadui Pitara.
      3. Your data and information is only accessible outside of the e-Jaadui Pitara platform when it is necessary to offer the service, comply with law, or with your permission.
    6. What is User data and information used for?
      1. e-Jaadui Pitara processes your data and information when necessary for providing access to content for educational purposes and running programs on e-Jaadui Pitara. These purposes are legitimate. The uses of your data are set out below:
        1. To create a profile for you to have a customised experience on e-Jaadui Pitara.
        2. To suggest relevant Content for you to conveniently discover Content based on your preferences, activities on e-Jaadui Pitara, and Content you are viewing on e-Jaadui Pitara.
        3. To enable you to access and use Content on e-Jaadui Pitara
        4. To enable you to access and use Content on e-Jaadui Pitara
        5. To provide you push notifications on your hand-held devices, only if you have provided permission for the same during app installation.
        6. To track and analyse usage of Content on e-Jaadui Pitara by Administrators and Content providers to improve e-Jaadui Pitara and its offerings over time.
        7. For any other use that may be described to you at the time of collection.
      2. The administrators and technology support providers of e-Jaadui Pitara may use third parties as service providers to facilitate or outsource one or more aspects of service operations that are provided on e-Jaadui Pitara (e.g., search technology, discussion boards, technical service providers, affiliate) and therefore some of your information or data may be provided directly to these service providers. These service providers are subject to confidentiality and other legal restrictions that prohibit their use of the information provided to them for any purpose other than to facilitate specific website related operations.
      3. If we wish to use your data and information for a new purpose, not covered by this Privacy Policy, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing, unless authorized by law.
      4. In any event, your data will not be used for any of the following purposes:
        1. Rent or sale or other commercial purposes
        2. Advertising or marketing
        3. Phone calls or other forms of unsolicited communication that is not related to your usage of e-Jaadui Pitara
        4. Building a personal profile, other than for educational purposes on e-Jaadui Pitara
      5. Administrators are responsible for any use of data and information outside the proper use and shall be held accountable for the violation of the terms and policies of e-Jaadui Pitara, as well as applicable laws and policies of India for any misuse. Administrators shall be liable for such actions and for any loss or damage arising from failure to comply with the obligation of proper use of your data and information.
      6. As a User, you understand, agree and acknowledge that the collection, storage and processing of your information or data on e-Jaadui Pitara is for a lawful purpose connected with a function or activity of e-Jaadui Pitara. You further understand, agree and acknowledge that your information or data which is classified as personal information as per applicable laws is considered necessary for us to provide various services on and in relation to e-Jaadui Pitara to you and for your usage of e-Jaadui Pitara.
    7. How is User data and information stored?
      1. Reasonable and appropriate security practices and procedures are being adopted to secure your personal data and information in accordance with Indian laws currently in force.
      2. Third party service providers are engaged to store and process your data. These service providers are contractually bound to follow reasonable security standards to safeguard your data.
      3. Additionally, a variety of methods such as network and infrastructure security, encryption and manual security procedures are used to secure your information and data against loss or damage and to help protect the accuracy and security of your personal information / general information / usage data and to prevent unauthorized access or improper use.
      4. Although e-Jaadui Pitara strives to protect your personal information and data, it cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is being transmitted to its site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once your information has been received, reasonable procedures and security features are in place to reasonably endeavor to prevent unauthorized access in accordance with Indian law.
    8. How long is User data and information stored?
      1. Your data will not be retained for a period more than necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required by law or for directly related legitimate purposes
    9. What are the system permissions required by the e-Jaadui Pitara?
      1. Microphone - Your system Microphone will be used if voice recording is explicitly requested as part of a Content for the purposes of practice.
      2. Camera - Your system Camera will only be used if you want to scan QR codes to access Content on e-Jaadui Pitara.
      3. Access to file manager / files - This is used by the e-Jaadui Pitara android applications (as may be applicable) to transfer Content to play it on the app.
    10. Data and information e-Jaadui Pitara is not responsible for
      1. e-Jaadui Pitara may have Content, webpages, cookies, files, software, data or other information or communication links that are originated, created or posted by third parties that may have the capability to collect, store or use your data or information. The administrators and technology support providers of e-Jaadui Pitara are not responsible for such data or information collected, stored or used by third parties even if such third parties use e-Jaadui Pitara to collect, store or use such data or information.
      2. If you access e-Jaadui Pitara through a third party QR code scanner or through a web browser, the administrators and technology support providers of e-Jaadui Pitara are not responsible for the data or information collected by such third parties.
      3. e-Jaadui Pitara is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and users need to be aware of the data privacy practices of such sites should they choose to use these links.
    11. Compliance with laws and law enforcement
      1. The administrators and technology support providers of e-Jaadui Pitara cooperate with governments and law enforcement agencies or any third party by any order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. Any information about you will be disclosed to the government or law enforcement officials or private parties as, in the sole discretion of the administrators and technology support providers, if they believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect their property and rights or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.
      2. Your information or data may also be provided to various tax authorities upon any demand or request from them. You acknowledge that e-Jaadui Pitara can be accessed from anywhere in the world and it will have users from all over the world and therefore governments, judiciaries or law enforcement authorities in various parts of the world may have or assume jurisdiction over e-Jaadui Pitara and e-Jaadui Pitara may be subject to the laws, rules, regulations and judgments of various countries, states, municipalities or provinces where it may not have a direct presence to store, process, collect, use or keep your information or data. You acknowledge that government or law enforcement authorities in the countries where your data or information is stored may have the right to decrypt, collect, monitor or access your data or information, which actions are completely out of the control of the administrators and technology support providers of e-Jaadui Pitara . The administrators and technology support providers of e-Jaadui Pitara do not take any responsibility for such actions.
    12. Changes to this Privacy Policy
      1. e-Jaadui Pitara reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If a material change is made to the practices regarding your personally identifiable information, you will be notified, by means of a notice on e-Jaadui Pitara