Please accept the following Terms and Conditions ("Terms") before using the content available on Bharatavni Portal (www.bharatavani.in and its subdomains)

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the http://www.bharatavani.in or any of its its subdomains and the My Mobile App (bharatavani) mobile application (the "Service") operated by Bharatavani Project Portal, completely owned and managed by Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Hunsur Road, Mysuru, 570006, Karnataka, INDIA ("us", "we", or "our").

By accepting this statement online, you are hereby deemed to have accepted that you will fully abide by the Copyright Policy and Privacy policy of Bharatavani Portal (as explained in the pages: https://english.bharatavani.in/copyright-policy/ and https://english.bharatavani.in/privacy-policy/).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Bharatavani Portal has been developed with an aim of delivering knowledge in all the languages, to the public in general. It believes that the prople will utilise the information provided here to enhance their knowledge. Though the information provided here is free for public usage, it is governed by few rules and regulations under Indian copyright Act 2012.

Please note the following:

  • The visitors of Bharatavani Portal may use the information provided here only for their educational and research purposes and shall never use this for any commercial activity.
  • Bharatavani Portal’s content legally and primarily, completely belongs to those organisations, writers, artists and photographers who created these content, including its part there of.
  • Those who use Bharatavani Portal’s content in their research papers or any other studies, shall have to refer the name of the copyright holder as required under Indian copyright Act.
  • Any violation of these conditions will be liable for suitable legal action under Indian Copyright Act and other laws as applicable.
  • No person shall make any copy of the content taken from this portal ; he/she shall not create any media product including commercial ones based out of the same.
  • Attribution: Any person distributing or communicating to the public Bharatavani E-content, either in whole or in part, shall make a clear, conspicuous and unambiguous attribution, both of authorship and of copyright ownership, in favour of the respective author / copyright holder.
  • Adaption: Bharatavani content can only be distributed in its ‘as is’ form. No person is permitted to adapt, translate, alter, summarize, or make any derivation of Bharatavani content.
  • Bharatavani believes that the information given here is true and correct to the best of knowledge. Any visitor to this portal may kindly bring any wrong data, information etc. which, in turn, would be brought to the notice of the concerned editorial committees and will be corrected as per the recommendations.
  • Bharatavani will not be liable for any loss arising out of downloading the information from this portal.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Bharatavani collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.bharatavani.in website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Bharatavani.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked to provide, name, email address, mailing address, phone number etc. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system, the Internet service provider utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert them when cookies are being sent. If they do so, some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Bharatavani may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve service
    Information you provide helps us respond to your service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
    To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails

We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

Bharatavani has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do so, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Links To Other Web Sites : Our Service may contain links to third­party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by our website. We have no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Bharatavani Project Portal shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please mail to us at info@bharatavani.in

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

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I accept these terms and conditions and will use the portal and its content only for Non-commercial, educational and research purposes, and liable for any legal action if I am found to violate these terms and conditions.