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Sifyís Privacy Policy

Welcome to Sify.com, the portal package of Satyam Infoway, that aims to provide the number one Internet experience to all our users through its unique content, high-speed services and secured e-commerce. And Sifyís Privacy Policy is a reflection of the companyís commitment towards maintaining the usersí privacy whenever they surf the Internet. We are keen on ensuring that the Net experience for all the users is always safe and secured. Our information channels and Internet services included in the policy are;

aim.sify.com , astrology.sify.com , auctions.sify.com , bawarchi.com , carnaticmusic.com , carstreet.com , chat.sify.com , cities.sify.com , classifieds.sify.com , clubs.sify.com , education.sify.com , entertainment.sify.com , gamermania.com , greetings.sify.com , homedecor.sify.com , indiaplaza.com , khel.com , khoj.com , prizedjobs.com , mail.sify.com , matrimonials.sify.com , movies.sify.com , music.sify.com , news.sify.com , return2india.com , samachar.com , samachargifts.com , search.sify.com , sifymall.com , sifyrealestate.com , travel.sify.com , walletwatch.com , weather.sify.com , women.sify.com , youth.sify.com , hindi.sify.com , malayalam.sify.com , tamil.sify.com , telugu.sify.com 

The Privacy Policy applies only to Sify.com and those websites that carry the Sify brand. It does not apply to any organisationís websites that we provided links to.

Information Gathering and Usage:

Registration

Feedback

Contests

Electronic Newsletter

Cookies

Choice/Opt-Out Policy

Contacting Sify

1. Registration:

Users are required to provide us with information such as their name, e-mail ID and postal address when they register for certain services such as Chat, E-mail, Community Pages, Personalisation and other contests and promotions, provided by Sify. This user-information is primarily used for personalisation and verification purposes.

2. Feedback:

  • Sifyís feedback form requires users to provide us with contact information such as their name, e-mail address and other significant details such as their interests, age and their income level.
  • Sify uses this customer-contact information to send company information and other promotional material of our partners to the users.
  • The demographic and user-profile information are used by Sify to customise the userís visit to our website thereby providing users with content that concord with their preferences.
  • User-information will be used to contact users only when absolutely necessary, and users may desist from receiving future mailings by sending an email to Sify.

3. Contests:

  • Sify conducts contests on a regular basis that ask users to furnish their contact details such as their email addresses, financial information and other demographic details like income, zip code et al.
  • This information is collected to update the users about the future contests and promotions.
  • Sify also uses this customer- contact- information to send them information about our company and promotional material from some of our partners.
  • The demographic and user profile information are used by Sify to customise the userís visit to our website thereby providing users with content that concord with their preferences.
  • Users have the option of choosing whether they wish to receive additional information from the contest organiser, namely the website, or the sponsor, in which case users are divulged to third party. This facility is optional and users are allowed to use their discretion in this matter.
  • Users may desist from receiving future mailings by sending an email to Sify.

4. Electronic Newsletter:

Sify offers its users the option of subscribing to weekly newsletters that provides all the information about the latest happenings at Sify.com.

Users can remove themselves from this newsletter service by means of the unsubscribe link provided in every newsletter.

5. Cookies:

A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to the hard drive when users visit them. A cookie can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages users visit. However, the only information a cookie can contain is information provided by users. Cookies can neither read data off a userís hard drive nor can they read cookie files created by other sites.

Sify uses cookies to track user traffic patterns and also for the customisation feature. When users register themselves, Sify uses a cookie to store a unique random user ID. This unique user ID is used to identify usersí anonymity in our database and track the pages visited at our site. Cookies also enable users to enter the website and use the services as a member without having to log on every time.

If the userís browser is set to warn them before accepting cookies, they will receive the warning message with every cookie. Users can refuse cookies by turning them off in their browser. Users need not have cookies turned on to use any Sify website.

6. Choice/Opt-Out Policy:

Sify provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from our end. This can be done when we ask users for information about them. Sify provides users the option of terminating our service and/or terminating future communication from our end [and our partners].

7. Contacting Sify:

If users have any questions or clarifications about this privacy statement, the practices of Sify or their dealings with Sify, click here.

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