Website and Donor Privacy


Privacy Policy for Jishnu Mitra Foundation

The Jishnu Mitra Foundation (“we,” “us,” “our”)  is dedicated to protecting the privacy of individuals who engage with our mission of promoting football among underprivileged children ( ). This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard personal data obtained from website visitors, donors, and participants in our programs.

1. Consent

By accessing our website or providing us with your personal data, you consent to the processing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, please refrain from using our website or providing any personal data.

2. Information We Collect

Website Visitors:

During your visit to our website, we automatically collect the following information:

  • The selected page on our website (URL)
  • Date and time of your visit
  • Your IP address
  • Name and version of your web browser
  • The website (URL) visited before accessing our site
  • Certain cookies (see Cookie section below)

Additionally, if someone uses the “tell a friend” feature or contacts us via email, we may process their name and email address.


We collect personal data directly from donors, which may include:

  • First name, last name
  • Email address
  • Mailing address
  • Donor password
  • Company name
  • Phone number
  • Payment information
  • Country of residence
  • Photograph
  • Permanent Account Number (PAN card) or government identity card

Program Participants:

For participants in our football programs, we may collect additional personal data necessary for program administration and player development.

Purpose of Processing:

We process personal data for the following purposes: 

  • To provide website services and optimize functionality
  • To create website usage statistics
  • To verify identity
  • To communicate with donors and program participants
  • To confirm donations
  • To respond to inquiries or requests
  • To provide relevant information on our programs and initiatives
  • To upload content with consent
  • To review and respond to feedback
  • To ensure donations support our mission
  • To provide updates on program participants and achievements
  • To protect our website against attacks
  • To comply with legal obligations

Legal Basis of Processing:

We process personal data based on:

  • Legitimate interests
  • Contractual necessity
  • Legal obligations
  • Consent

3. Cookies

The Jishnu Mitra Foundation’s website utilizes cookies to enhance your browsing experience. Cookies are small files that may be installed on your computer when you visit a website. They are commonly used to provide site visitors with additional functionality within the site, such as tracking your visit, supporting navigation, and remembering preferences and settings.

Most of the cookies used on our website are session cookies, which are automatically deleted once you leave the website. Additionally, we use persistent cookies, which remain on your computer until you delete them from your browser. Persistent cookies enable us to recognize you when you revisit our website, providing a more personalized experience.

You have the option to control the cookies installed on your computer by adjusting your browser settings. You can choose to receive notifications when a website wants to install a cookie, block cookies altogether, or delete cookies that have already been installed. Please refer to your browser’s ‘Help’ function for instructions on how to manage cookies.

However, it’s important to note that disabling cookies may impact your online experience and could prevent you from fully utilizing certain features of our website. Some cookies are necessary for the website to function properly and cannot be switched off in our systems. These cookies are typically set in response to actions you take, such as setting privacy preferences, logging in, or filling out forms.

Please be assured that the cookies used on our website do not store any personally identifiable information. Your privacy and security are important to us, and we strive to ensure that your browsing experience is both enjoyable and secure.

4. Data Transfer

We may transfer personal data to:

  • Partner organizations supporting our mission
  • Service providers assisting with website functionality
  • Public authorities or third parties as required by law
  • Recipients with consent, ensuring data protection measures are in place

5. Security of Your Personal Data

At the Jishnu Mitra Foundation, safeguarding your privacy and the security of your data is of utmost importance to us. We employ appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the personal data and other information processed by us.

While we strive to maintain the security of our systems, websites, operations, and information against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure, it’s essential to recognize the inherent nature of the internet. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that all information, during transmission or while stored on our systems, will be entirely safe and secure from intrusion by others.

You also play a vital role in protecting your data. It’s crucial not to share your donor ID, password, or other authentication data provided to you with anyone. If you suspect that your donor ID or password has been compromised, please contact us promptly using the details provided below.

6. Retention Period

We will retain your personal data for as long as we reasonably consider it necessary to achieve the purposes outlined in Point 3 above and as permitted under applicable law. Additionally, we will retain your personal data for as long as statutory retention obligations exist or until potential legal claims are time-barred.

7. Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Data

We respect your rights to access and control your personal data, and we are committed to responding to your requests for information promptly. In cases where applicable, we will correct, amend, or delete your personal data upon your request, provided you can provide proof of your identity.

Please note that certain legal requirements may prevent us from fulfilling every request. We may be obligated to retain your personal data due to statutory retention requirements despite your request for erasure.

Under applicable law, you have various rights, including but not limited to:

  • The right to check whether and what kind of personal data we hold about you and to request copies of such data
  • The right to request the correction, completion, updating, or erasure of inaccurate or non-compliant personal data
  • The right to request restriction of the processing of your personal data
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data for legitimate reasons or to revoke previously granted consent
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to know the identities of third parties to which your personal data is transferred
  • The right to readily available means of grievance redressal
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the competent authority
  • The right to nominate an individual to exercise your rights in case of death or incapacity

8. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about the processing of your personal data, please contact us at:

Jishnu Mitra Foundation
Address: A1,  Amiyo Villa, 24 Rajdanga, Main Road (East), EKT, Kolkata – 700107
Number: + 91 98998 04183

9. Changes to the Privacy Policy

At the Jishnu Mitra Foundation (JMF), we reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at our sole discretion. Any significant changes to the privacy policy will be prominently posted on this page. We encourage you to review this privacy policy regularly for updates and modifications.

The updated privacy policy will become effective immediately upon its posting on our website. By continuing to use our website or engage with our services after the posting of any changes to this policy, you acknowledge and agree to the updated terms.

We are committed to keeping you informed about how we collect, use, and protect your personal data. Therefore, we encourage you to check this page periodically for any updates to ensure that you are aware of our current privacy practices.





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