Privacy Policy for IIT Ropar Technology and Innovation Foundation (iHub – AWaDH) 

Who we are

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Suggested text: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Suggested text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


Suggested text: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Suggested text: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

Suggested text: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also 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.

What rights you have over your data

Suggested text: If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

About AWaDH

IIT Ropar Technology and Innovation Foundation (“we”, “our”, “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. This Privacy Policy explains our policies and practices regarding the information we collect from and about you. By using our website (, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.


Information About Website and Org: 

This Privacy Policy applies to our website, related mobile websites, and applications (collectively, “Site”), which are owned and operated by IIT Ropar Technology and Innovation Foundation. The purpose of our Site is to provide visitors with information about our initiatives, allow for the ability to receive and process donations, facilitate networking, update contact information and communication preferences, share stories and feedback, and continuously improve upon our programs and services.

Information We Collect from and About You

Information You Provide to Us

“Personally identifiable information” is information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, street address, telephone number, email address, and billing information. We will not collect any personally identifiable information unless you voluntarily provide it to us. If you choose not to provide this information, you can still access most of the Site, but some functionalities may not be available.


We may collect personally identifiable information when you join or update your information, make a donation, or participate in Site activities.


Information We May Collect Automatically

“Non-personally identifiable information” is information that does not identify you on an individual basis. This may include Site activity information such as pages visited, time spent on the Site, clicks per page, mouse movements, scrolls, page views, and events. We may also collect anonymous information such as zip codes, IP addresses, and aggregate data from surveys.

Tools We Use to Collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We use various tools to collect non-personally identifiable information, including:

  •  Cookies: Small text files stored on your device to enhance your browsing experience. We use session cookies (temporary) and persistent cookies (remain until they expire or are deleted).
  • Conversion Pixels and Tags: Help us track page views and interactions
  • Web Beacons and Pixel Tags: Used in emails to track open rates and other metrics.
  • Session Logs: Track visitor navigation and usage patterns.
  • Social Media Integrations: May track aggregate sharing activity.

If you access our Site via a mobile device or through QR Codes, we may collect additional non-personally identifiable information such as service provider, operating system, unique device identifier, geolocation data, and transactional information.

How We Use Your Information

We may use the information collected from and about you to:

  • Fulfill user requests (e.g., account creation, marketing materials, newsletter preferences).
  • Create an online directory.
  • Respond to comments or information requests.
  • Contact you about promotions, programs, or communications from IIT Ropar Technology and Innovation Foundation.
  • Track and analyze Site usage and engagement.
  • Develop new products or services.
  • Contact you regarding donations.
  • Generate analytics to improve Site layout, content, offerings, and services.
  • Make inferences about your interests.
  • Comply with legal requirements.
  • Compile aggregate and statistical data for website design and popular features.
Sharing Your Personally Identifiable Information

We do not share, sell, or rent personally identifiable information with unaffiliated entities without your permission. Service providers, contractors, or subcontractors with access to your information are required to keep it confidential and use it only for the services they provide to us.

Access To and Control Over Your Personally Identifiable Information

To correct, update, or delete your personally identifiable information, contact us using the information in the “Contact Us” section below. We will process your request as soon as reasonably possible. This access is limited to information stored in our database for this Site.

Security of Your Information

We use reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard your information from loss, unauthorized use, and alteration.

Consent to Processing

By visiting our Site and providing your information, you consent to the collection, use, processing, transfer, and disclosure of your information globally, including in countries with different privacy protections than your own.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any linked sites.

Contacting Us

If you have questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at:

Mail Address:

Attention To:

Dr Pushpendra P Singh, Dean R&D; Project Director, iHub – AWaDH

IIT Ropar Technology and Innovation Foundation  
214 / M. Visvesvaraya Block 
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar
Rupnagar – 140001, Punjab



01881 – 232601




Revisions to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The updated policy will be posted on our Site 10 days before the changes take effect.

Effective Date: March 1, 2024