The Privacy Policy protects and secures your data and personal information. Almost all data uploaded on soriba.org shall automatically be stored in our database which is protected by a password. We undertake the responsibility of providing you secure access to our website as well as maintaining confidentiality of your personal data. The following details shall include and be part of the Privacy Policy for use of our website -

We use your personal information such as name, address, email id, phone number, age, etc. for the purposes of creation of account on the site. We respect your privacy and recognize the need for appropriate protection and management of your personal information.

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. for creating of account on our site;
  2. for improving our site by receiving feedback from you regularly;
  3. for improving our customer service to you;
  4. for keeping you informed of any new services on our site or any updating of our existing services;
  5. for direct marketing through emails regarding the advertisements posted on our website in compliance with the provisions of California Business and Professions Code.

By using our site you consent to or indicate no objection to our direct marketing activities through emails regarding the advertisements posted on our website. However, at the end of every email we will provide you with unsubscribe instructions. In the event you wish to unsubscribe from receiving future periodic emails from us, you may opt to unsubscribe by following the instructions. We will stop sending you promotional / marketing emails once you unsubscribe for the same. In case of any queries regarding our direct marketing activities, you may email us at contact@soriba.org or contact us by mail at PO Box 590043, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  1. All data uploaded by you will automatically be saved in our database except for the payment information provided by you such as credit card information, social security numbers, etc. which shall be transmitted through Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) technology and encrypted into the database of payment gateway provider. The payment information shall not be saved in our database after the completion of the transaction.
  1. Our database shall be secure and protected by a password. Unauthorised individuals / entities / agencies will not have access to the database and to the data stored. However, we have right to remove any content uploaded by you as provided for in the Terms and Conditions of Use.
  1. You shall not provide unauthorised access to any individual / entity / agency to any of the contents uploaded. If you provide unauthorized access to any of the contents, it shall be considered as violation of the Terms and Conditions of Use of the site as outlined in “Termination” clause and we can take disciplinary action against you including termination of your account for providing such unauthorised access.
  1. In addition to storage of your personal information and uploaded content, we store the time you visit our website, IP address and the time and data of every page accessed for security reasons.

When you visit the site, certain information in the form of cookies is stored on your computer. Cookies are small files which allow a website to store information on a user’s machine and then retrieve it. We do not use permanent cookies, but only the temporary cookies; which are automatically deleted when you leave the site. You always have the option of modifying the settings on your computer and blocking the cookies if you wish. According to the chosen setting, your system then decides whether cookies will be stored on your computer or not. You can, of course, see all the content on our website without using cookies.

We shall not disclose any personal information, uploaded content or any information obtained from you except for when it is a legal obligation on our part to disclose such information or uploaded content to any public authority or a court of law on receipt of a notice from a public authority or a court of law requiring such disclosure by us in respect of any matter in which you are a party or are involved directly or indirectly in the said matter. In such instances we shall inform you of such receipt of notice and the legal obligation to make the disclosure.

We shall abide by the Online Privacy Protection Act, 2003 and California Business and Professions Code (including subsequent amendments, if any) in order to protect and keep your personal data confidential.

Our Privacy Policy may change or may be updated from time to time. A copy of the recent updated Privacy Policy shall be always available on our site. You must review this Privacy Policy from time to time by clicking on the link on the Home Page of our website.

Last updated March 28, 2015.