Policy

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Policies

Hyperlinking Policy:

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on the Open Government Data Platform India (http://data.gov.in) and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us (using the Contact Us option) about any links provided to our site.

We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages must load into a newly opened browser window of the user. Please visit Link to Us page for more details.

Links to external websites/portals

You would find various sections of this website links to other websites/portals. These links have been provided to enhance your user experience and are presented for information purposes only. Open Government Data Platform India is not responsible for the contents, usability, accessibility, reliability including cyber security related issues, if any, of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of linked pages.

Privacy Policy:

Your privacy is important to us.

Anyone can generally visit the site without revealing Personal Information unless he chooses to provide such information.

We collect and store the following information about user visits for statistical purpose:

  • The internet domain of users services provider and IP address from which user access our website.
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site.
  • Date and time user accessed our site.
  • The pages/URLs visited
  • If the visitor reached this website from another website, the address of that referring website.

We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

Personal Information

If the Open Government Data Platform India requests you to provide personal information, you will be informed for the particular purposes for which the information is gathered and adequate security measures will be taken to protect your personal information. There are some optional uses of the portal (http://data.gov.in) that require a user account. They include participation in Communities; commenting on blogs, datasets; giving feedback and suggesting datasets. If you choose to use these options, you need to login with your user account.
We do not sell or share any personal information volunteered on the Open Government Data Platform India to any third party (public/private). However, this information is only disclosed if the law requires it.

Copyright Policy:

Material featured on this Portal may be reproduced free of charge after taking proper permission by sending a mail to us. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India.

Content Moderation & Approval Policy(CMAP)

Content Review Policy(CRP)

Content Archival Policy(CAP):

As per Open Government Data Platform archival policy , we don't need to archive anything right now. All the contents contributed by various stakeholders are accessible on the portal.

Blog Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in blogs are the personal opinions of the authors/users. The facts and opinions appearing in the article do not reflect the views of data.gov.in/NIC/Government of India. Data.gov.in/NIC/Government of India does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.