Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the Dhumavati website, activities and services, called the Services. As part of providing the Services, Dhumavati may collect, store and use personal data from your use of the Services. Specific information about what personal data is collected and how it is used is detailed below for each component of the Services. The Services are not directed at children and Dhumavati will not knowingly collect or maintain personal data from children.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to your activities on social media site pages or accounts that are associated with Dhumavati. Posting comments, replies, “likes” and sharing on these social media sites is viewable by the general public. You should review the privacy policies of the associated social media site to ensure your personal data is used in a manner that is acceptable to you.

You have certain privacy rights under laws that apply to you including rights for residents of the European Economic Area under the General Data Protection Regulation. Requests, notifications and questions about your privacy rights are handled by the Dhumavati Privacy Officer. Contact details for the Privacy Officer are at the end of this policy.

Website Visitors Dhumavati designed its website so you can read and enjoy the content anonymously. The Dhumavati website uses digital cookies so it can collect statistics on how many visitors come to the site, what content is viewed and for how long, and the general location of the computer network of the visitor. These statistics are collected and processed using the Google Analytics service. Dhumavati uses these aggregate statistics from website visits to help improve the content of the website and to provide regular reports to our current and future donors and funding organizations. The type of digital cookie information collected during your visit and any derived data cannot be used or combined with other information to personally identify you. Dhumavati does not use personal data collected from its website for advertising purposes or to market to you.

The Dhumavati website may contain links to other websites. Dhumavati is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites. You should review the privacy policies of these linked websites to ensure your personal data is used in a manner that is acceptable to you.

To help send the newsletters, Dhumavati uses an online newsletter service. Through the use of this newsletter service, Dhumavati can store the email address for your subscription, send out the newsletters to subscribers, and gather statistics on how many newsletters are read and which website links in these newsletters are clicked on. These statistics are collected and processed using the newsletter service. Dhumavati uses these aggregate statistics from the newsletters to help improve the newsletters and to provide regular reports to our current and future donors and funding organizations. The type of information collected from newsletter subscribers and any derived data cannot be used or combined with other information to personally identify you. Dhumavati does not use personal data collected from its newsletters for advertising purposes or to market to you.

Contributors Dhumavati offers a service for authors and creators to submit their original works for publication on the Services. When they sign up to become contributors, authors and creators provide certain personal data which includes their name and email address. Dhumavati uses this information to help verify authorship of the submitted work and to communicate with the contributor.

Dhumavati also encourages, but does not require, that contributors add any biographical details about themselves. This additional biographical information may be used by Dhumavati to compile or arrange collections of works based on a subject area, a region, a nationality, a profession, an age group or other dimension in the contributor’s additional biographical information. The general public may become aware of the author’s additional biographical information based on the collection or section of the Services where their work appears. For this reason, contributors are advised not to add additional biographical information to their contributor application that they would not want known to users of the Services. Contributors can request removal or amendment of their additional biographical information by contacting the Dhumavati Privacy Officer.

Dhumavati contributor biographies, including any contributor photos, are provided voluntarily by the contributor and are published and publicly available on the Services. Contributors may request changes to or removal of their biographies that appear on the Services at any time by contacting the Dhumavati Privacy Officer.

Dhumavati responds to all requests received from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. We reserve the right to keep any information in our archives that we deem necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

Dhumavati Privacy Officer You have specific, legal rights concerning the use of your private data. Your rights depend on which law applies to your situation. For requests, notifications and questions about your privacy rights at Dhumavati, please contact our Privacy Officer.

Email address: info@dhumavati.com