Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how the CLAP4Ganga programme uses and protects any information that you give CLAP4Ganga when you use the knowledge portal.

CLAP4Ganga is committed to protecting your privacy. If, when using this website, we ask you to provide information from which you can be identified, it will only be used in line with this privacy statement.

CLAP4Ganga may occasionally change this policy by updating this page. You can stay informed of these changes by checking this page. This policy is effective from the date of launch of this portal.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name, organization and job title;
  • contact information (including email address);
  • demographic information (including gender, preferences and interests);
  • IP addresses, browser and device information and geographic location; and
  • other information relevant to the knowledge portal.

What we do with the information we gather

We are committed to keeping your data safe. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have appropriate physical, electronic and management procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

CLAP4Ganga will not share, lease or sell your information to any other organization for marketing purposes.

We reserve the right to use your information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, especially to:

  • improve our knowledge products and portal;
  • send periodic emails with CLAP4Ganga -related information,details of new events or other information you may find interesting to the email address you provide;
  • imcontact you from time to time for specific knowledge tools (by email, phone or post); and
  • customize our digital products in line with your interests.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites or applications. If you use these links to leave our site, please note we have no control over other websites or applications. This means we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting these sites and they are not covered by this privacy statement. Exercise due caution and read the privacy statement of the corresponding website.

Responsibility of users

CLAP4Ganga may ask its stakeholders and community to share their photos and videos with the public on the knowledge portal. This material is called User-Generated Content (UGC).

CLAP4Ganga Knowledge Portal users acknowledge UGC is treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. If you send us material by email, by tagging content on a social network, or via a specifically designed upload site, you grant CLAP4Ganga irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide rights to use, reproduce, modify and publish the material elsewhere on its websites and in its publications. You also grant CLAP4Ganga the right to use the name you submit in connection to UGC. You will still own your UGC and may continue to use it as you like (including allowing others to use it).

Conditions of use

When you submit content or share material with CLAP4Ganga, you must only submit or share your own original content. If your content contains the work(s) of others (e.g. music, images and videos) you must have obtained the rights or permissions needed to use that material.

If your content clearly identifies others, you must ensure they have given consent to CLAP4Ganga to use the content. If your content clearly identifies children under 16 years of age, you must ensure their parent or guardian has given consent as set out above.

CLAP4Ganga also requires that you do not submit or share any material or information that:

  • is knowingly false or misleading, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, threatening or invasive of a person’s privacy or unlawful in any way;
  • you do not own or for which you have not obtained all licences and approvals required by law;
  • is technically harmful (e.g. files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programmes that candamage the operation of another person’s computer);
  • involves the impersonation of any person or entity or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • has been modified to remove author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels;
  • falsifies its origin or source; and
  • includes advertising or offers to sell goods or services, conducts or forwards surveys, contests or chain letters, or involves the downloading of a file, posted by another user of the CLAP4Ganga website, that you know or reasonably should know cannot be legally distributed in such a manner.

Any inappropriate content will be rejected or removed from the CLAP4Ganga website. If in doubt, please do not share content with CLAP4Ganga. You agree to indemnify CLAP4Ganga for all costs, expenses, liability or losses resulting from you posting or transmitting to any of our websites any material prohibited under the paragraphs above or any applicable laws and regulations.

CLAP4Ganga is entitled to reveal your identity (or any information it holds about you) to any third party that claims the material violates any of their rights or to any government or regulatory authority that requests CLAP4Ganga to do so.

Controlling your personal information

You can choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, there will be a box explaining exactly how the information will be used.
  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, there will be a box explaining exactly how the information will be used.
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for campaign tools, you can change your mind at any time by emailing

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are legally required to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties we think may be of interest to you if you give your consent.

You can request details of any personal information we hold on you from

If you believe any information that’s we hold on you is incorrect or incomplete, contact as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any incorrect information.

Who we share your data with & How long we retain your data

GangaQuest and CLAP4Ganga are linked projects. Therefore, user database for both the projects shall be synchronised at regular intervals to enhance the user experience.

For users that register on our website (if any), we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.