Website Policies of Indian Council for Cultural Relations
This is the Official website of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, designed, developed and hosted by National Informatics Centre (NIC). The site has been developed to provide information to the general public. An attempt has been made through this site to provide reliable, comprehensive, accurate information. Hyperlinks at various places have been provided to other Indian Government Portals/Websites. The content in this site is the result of a collaborative effort of various Groups and Divisions of the Department. It is our endeavour to continue the enhancement and enrichment of this site in terms of content coverage, design and technology on a regular basis.
“We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to our site so that you can be informed of any changes or Updation therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our Department’s pages MUST load into a newly opened browser window of the user”.
“Prior permission is required before hyperlinks are directed from any website to this site. Permission for the same, stating the nature of the content on the pages from where the link has to be given and the exact language of the Hyperlink should be obtained by sending a request at Email address of the Department”.
“This link shall take you to a page outside the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Government of India website. For any query regarding the contents of the linked page, please contact the webmaster of the concerned website.
Material featured on this website may be reproduced free of charge in any format on media without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Where the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged.
Due care has been taken in showing the third party content on the website and necessary permissions have been obtained from the owners of such contents.
However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned.
Indian Council for Cultural Relations does not automatically capture any specific personal information from you, (like name, phone number or e-mail address), that allows us to identify you individually. If the Indian Council for Cultural Relations requests you to provide personal information, you will be informed for the particular purposes for which the information is gathered and adequate security measures will be taken to protect your personal information. We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the Website to any third party (public/private). Any information provided to this website will be protected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We gather certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.
We collect NO personal information, like names or addresses, when you visit our website. If you choose to provide that information to us, it’s only used to -fulfill your request for information.
We do collect some technical information when you visit to make your visit seamless. The section below explains how we handle and collect technical information when you visit our website.
Information collected and stored automatically
When you browse, read pages, or download information on this website, we automatically gather and store certain technical information about your visit. This information never identifies who you are. The information we collect and store about your visit is listed below:
• The Internet domain of your service provider (e.g. mtnl.net.in)and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you’re surfing the web) from which you access our website.
• The type of browser (such as Firefox, Netscape, or Internet Explorer) and operating system (Windows, Unix) used to access our site
• The date and time you accessed our site
• The pages/URLs you have visited and
• If you reached this website from another website, the address of that referring website
This information is only used to help us make the site more useful for you. With this data, we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We never track or record information about individuals and their visits.