Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: Nalamdana is a non political, non religious registered charitable trust in India – with tax exemption and permission to receive foreign donations. Friends of Nalamdana is a registered 501(c) 3 charity in the United States. All local regulatory laws have been observed and audited balance sheets and reports are annually filed. Donations in the US and India are tax-deductible. Our address is 4/192 Ellaiamman Kovil Street, Neelankarai, Chennai 600041, Phone: +91-44-2449-3772 or 2449-1422. Contact Jeeva Nanadham at

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


This site does not permit commenting and no associated user data is collected.


This site does not allow uploading media and no associated user data is collected.

Contact forms

Our contact form sends an email to our site and program administrators. A log of contacts made through our forms is stored and maintained by, a San Francisco USA company that maintains its own GDPR compliance.

Mail Lists (Mailchimp)

If you have opted in to our mail list, you may occasionally receive a fundraising appeal or newsletter by email. Our mail list is maintained by Mailchimp. Each outbound message provides an easy opt-out link which will delete you from our mail list. Mailchimp provides its own Privacy Policies.


The only cookies stored on our site are anonymized and used for visitor traffic analytics (Google Analytics).

Embedded content from other websites

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


This site uses Google Analytics to collect anonymized visitor traffic data.

Who we share your data with

We don’t share, sell, trade, or otherwise traffic in data commerce.

How long we retain your data

Data is maintained in our mail list (Mailchimp) until you opt-out of that list. Donor data is maintained internally as long as required by law to document financial transactions and maintain our not-for-profit, charitable organization status. Payment data is collected by our payment processors (Stripe and Paypal) only if you make an online donation, and that data is retained according to their own privacy policies.

What rights you have over your data

This website does not collect personal information about users and visitors. If you make a donation to Nalamdana, your information is stored by our payment processors Paypal or Stripe. See their privacy policies for information about their GDPR, PCI, and other privacy compliance.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We rely on reputable third party vendors with their own privacy and data protection policies for our data storage needs.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If we become aware of a data breach that affects you, you will be notified by email.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not receive data from third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We do not engage in this practice