We insist upon the highest standards for secure transactions and customer information privacy. Please read the following statement to learn about our information gathering and dissemination practices.
1. Collection of Personally Identifiable Information and other Information
When you use IndianStudentRoom Platform, we collect and store your personal information which is provided by you from time to time. Our primary goal in doing so is to provide you a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet you needs, and to customize our IndianStudentRoom Platform to make your experience safer and easier. More importantly, while doing so we collect personal information from you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.
In general, you can browse the Website without telling us who they are or revealing any personal information about them. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature on the IndianStudentRoom Platform. You always have the option to withdraw the consent, we have the option not to provide services for which the said information was sought. We may automatically track certain information about you based upon your behaviour on our Website. We use this information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand, protect and serve you. This information is compiled and analysed on an aggregated basis. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our Website or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our Website or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address.
If you transact with us, we collect some additional information, such as a billing address, a credit / debit card number and a credit / debit card expiration date and/ or other payment instrument details and tracking information from cheques or money orders.
If you choose to post messages on our message boards, chat rooms or other message areas or leave feedback, we will collect that information you provide to us. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other Users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
We collect personally identifiable information (email address, name, phone number, credit card / debit card / other payment instrument details, etc.) from you when you register and create an account with us. We use your contact information to send you offers based on your previous orders and interests.
2. Use of Demographic / Profile Data / User Information
We use personal information to provide the services you request. To the extent we use your personal information to market to you, we will provide to you the ability to opt-out of such uses. We use your personal information to resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote a safe service; collect money; measure consumer interest in our products and services, inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates; customize user experience; detect and protect you against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our terms and conditions; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
In our efforts to continually improve our product and service offerings, we collect and analyse demographic and profile data about our Users’ activity on our Website.
We maintain standard call and IP logs that record data about all Users who call us and/or access our Website. We store this information for providing services and as an analysis tool. All call logs are stored securely, and may only be accessed by our employees or designees on a need-to-know basis for a specific purpose. We use call log information to help provide our members the efficient services under this membership. We collect IP address of all visitors to the Website.
We identify and use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.
We will occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys. These surveys may ask you for contact information and demographic information (like pin code, age, or income level). We use this data to tailor your experience at our Website, providing you with content that we think you might be interested in and to display content according to your preferences.
A “cookie” is a small piece of information stored by a web server on a web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given User. We place both permanent and temporary cookies in your computer’s hard drive. The cookies do not contain any of your personally identifiable information.
We use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of the Website to help analyse our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety.
3. Sharing of personal information
We may share personal information with our other corporate entities and affiliates to provide services to you, to help detect and prevent identity theft, fraud and other potentially illegal acts; correlate related or multiple accounts to prevent abuse of our services; and to facilitate joint or co-branded services that you request where such services are provided by more than one corporate entity. Those entities and affiliates may not market to you as a result of such sharing unless you explicitly opt-in.
4. Security Precautions
Our Website has stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or access you account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access.
Unfortunately, no method of transmitting or storing data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, although we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us through, or in connection with, the Site. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for say, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Contact Us” section below.
You consent to receive/ communicate data, information, updates from IndianStudentRoom regarding the Services, through valid modes of communication which includes but not limited to emails, messages etc. We provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving non-essential (promotional, marketing-related) communications from us on behalf of the Empanelled Service Providers, and from us in general, after setting up an account.
If you wish to remove your contact information from all IndianStudentRoom lists and newsletters, please visit
6. Advertisements on Website
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information (not including username, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
7. User Consent
8. Messages & Transactions
Comments or questions sent to us using e-mail or secure messaging forms will be shared with our staff and Empanelled Services Providers who are most able to address your concerns. We will archive your messages once we have made our best effort to provide you with a complete and satisfactory response. When you use a service on the secure section of the Website or interact directly with our staff or Associates, some information you provide may be documented in your medical record, and will be available for use as a future guide for your treatment as a patient.
9. Data Integrity & Correction
We request all the members to update us on any and all the changes that are documented in Electonic Health Records (“EHR”) at any point of time either through calling us/ email/post. We also encourage you to login into your account to view your personal information and EHR and advise us of any changes to be made.
Although we attempt to ensure the integrity and accurateness, we make no guarantees as to correctness or accuracy of EHR. It is possible that the EHR could include typographical errors, inaccuracies, or other errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions, and alterations could be made to the EHR by third parties. In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform us so that it can be corrected.
10. Contact Us