Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the recognizes the importance of maintaining your privacy. We value your privacy and appreciate your trust in us. This Policy describes how we treat user information we collect on This Privacy Policy applies to current and former visitors to our website. By visiting and/or using our website, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

​Information we collect

∙​Contact information: We might collect your name, email, mobile number, street, city, state, Pincode, country, and IP address. ∙Payment information: We might collect your name, address, and payment method when you provide donation for our cause using this platform. Your contribution will go towards the conservation of traditional rice varieties. ∙Information you post: We collect the information you post in a public space on our website or on a third-party social media site belonging to Namma Nellu or CIKS ∙Demographic information: We may collect demographic information about you or any other information provided by you during the use of our website. ∙Other information: If you use our website, we may collect information about your IP address and the browser you’re using. We might look at what site you came from, the duration of time spent on our website, pages accessed, books, articles or reports downloaded, what site you visit when you leave us. We might also collect the type of mobile device you are using, or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running.

We collect information in different ways

We collect information directly from you. We collect information directly from you when you register an account, when you provide donation to us using this website and when you provide your details to us directly through Spread the word/ Contact us sections. We also collect information if you post a comment on our websites or ask us a question through phone or email. ∙We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, browser cookies and web beacons for collecting information about your usage of our website.​ ∙We get information about you from third parties. For example, if you use an integrated social media feature on our websites. The third-party social media site will give us certain information about you. This could include your name and email address.

Use of your personal information

​​ ∙We use information to contact you: We might use the information you provide to contact you for confirmation of a donation on our website or for other purposes.​ ∙We use information to respond to your requests or questions. We might use your information to confirm your donation, to provide you with the 80G exemption certificate. ∙We use information to improve our services. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. This could include displaying content based upon your preferences. ∙​We use information to look at site trends and viewer’s interests. We may use your information to make our website better. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties. ∙We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect our organization, our viewers, our donors or our websites. ∙​We use information for creating more awareness about our organization and our work (sustainable agriculture, organic farming, traditional rice varieties and its conservation etc) ∙​We use information as otherwise permitted by law.

Sharing of information with third-parties

We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. We share information with vendors who help us manage our online store or payment processors or transactional message processors. Some vendors may be located outside of India. ∙We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. We will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. Or, we might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud. ∙We may share your information for reasons not described in this policy. We will tell you before we do this.

Third party sites

If you click on one of the links to third party websites, you may be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of those websites. Read the privacy policy of other websites carefully. We are not responsible for these third party sites.

Grievance Contact

In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made there under, the contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Phone: 044 4218 8011
If you have any questions about this Policy or other privacy concerns, you can also email us at

Updates to this policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 7th February, 2024. From time to time we may change our privacy practices. We will notify you of any material changes to this policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.