Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for ASRE (Association for Sustainable Rural Empowerment) NGO


The Association for Sustainable Rural Empowerment (ASRE) is committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors and donors. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose information that you provide to us through our website.

Information We Collect

We may collect two types of information from you:

  • Personal Information: This includes information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and any other information you voluntarily provide to us.
  • Non-Personal Information: This includes information that cannot be used to identify you, such as your browser type, operating system, IP address, and the pages you visit on our website.

How We Use Your Information

We may use your information for the following purposes:

  • To process your donations and send you receipts and tax exemption certificates (if applicable).
  • To send you updates about our work and opportunities to get involved.
  • To respond to your inquiries and requests.
  • To improve our website and services.
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

We will not sell, trade, or share your personal information with any third party without your consent. However, we may share your information with third-party service providers who help us operate our website and services, such as payment processors and email marketing providers. These third-party service providers are contractually obligated to keep your information confidential and to use it only for the purposes for which it has been disclosed.

Your Choices

You can choose to opt out of receiving communications from us at any time. You can do this by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of our emails or by contacting us directly from Contact page.

Data Security

We take reasonable steps to protect the information you provide to us from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, no internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post any changes on our website.

GDPR Addendum to ASRE Privacy Policy

The Association for Sustainable Rural Empowerment (ASRE) is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for all website visitors and donors located in the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA). This addendum to our Privacy Policy outlines the additional rights and protections afforded to EU/EEA residents under the GDPR. Although we are currently not accepting any donations from outside India, our focus is to

Legal Basis for Processing

We process your personal information based on one or more of the following legal grounds:

·       Consent: You have explicitly consented to the processing of your personal information for a specific purpose.

·       Contract: The processing is necessary to fulfil a contract with you, such as processing a donation.

·       Legal Obligation: We are legally obligated to process your personal information, such as for tax purposes.

·       Legitimate Interests: We may process your information for our legitimate interests, such as sending you updates about our work, provided these interests do not override your fundamental rights and freedoms.

Your Rights under GDPR

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights:

·       Right of Access: You have the right to get your personal information that we hold.

·       Right to Rectification: You have the right to request that we rectify any inaccurate or incomplete personal information.

·       Right to Erasure (Right to be Forgotten): You have the right to request that we erase your personal information, subject to certain exceptions.

·       Right to Restrict Processing: You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal information.

·       Right to Data Portability: You have the right to request that we transfer your personal information to another organization.

·       Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information.

Data Subject Requests

You can exercise your rights under the GDPR by contacting us from “Contact Us” page. We will respond to your request within 15 days of receipt.

Data Breach Notification

In the event of a data breach that is likely to result in a high risk to your rights and freedoms, we will notify you without undue delay.

International Data Transfers

We may transfer your personal information to third-party service providers located outside the EU/EEA. We will only transfer your information to organisation that provide an adequate level of data protection or where we have put in place appropriate safeguards to protect your information.

Your Continued Use of Our Website

By continuing to use our website after this addendum becomes effective, you consent to the processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy and GDPR Addendum.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this GDPR Addendum, please contact us.