Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy: the use of our site or services are governed by our Privacy Policy

 What information does palkishaadi.com collect/track about me?

Palkishaadi.com is an advertising platform providing targeted advertising services for the purpose of matchmaking. In order to provide the services, we need certain personal information which is displayed in the site. We collect two types of information.

I) Information that users submit

Ii) Information not directly submitted

Information that users submit

Members: There are two types of user-submitted information we collect: Public and Private. We define Public information as personal information that may be displayed on the site at the behest of the member, such as gender, age, height, telephone number, photograph, etc. Private information is defined as any information that allows others to contact a user other than through palkishaadi.com or allows the collection of information about the user other than what is displayed on the site.

  • Private: This information is gathered from members and guests who apply for the various services our site offers. This information includes, but is not limited to: email address, first name, last name, credit card number or checking account information for payment, a user-specified password, mailing address, zip code and telephone number.
  • Public: To order to make the services of advertising to the relevant targeted members, we gather personal information, which may or may not include: customer-specified palkishaadi.com username, gender, age, religion, income range, profession, telephone number, preference/lifestyle information, general geographic location, photograph and horoscope.

Palkishaadi.com also allows members to submit public and private information on behalf of others – child/ward, sibling or friend. If such child/ward, sibling or friend does not wish this information to be displayed, she/he has the option to request removal of such information after providing the necessary evidence that the information pertains to her/him.

Framing: We utilize framing techniques to make it appear that the user is still on the web site when they are actually on a third party web site

Surveys & Contests: 

From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, and age).

Palkishaadi.com affiliates partners: The Affiliate Partner program is a vehicle for other websites to link to Palkishaadi.com. No personal member information is exchanged with the Affiliate Partner.

Additional Features of the website:-

Testimonials: Satisfied users of palkishaadi.com have chosen to post testimonials on our web site. All permissions have been obtained to post these testimonials.

Live Chat: palkishaadi.com has tied up with LIVE person for it’s live chat feature. Information you provide on chat is stored on the LIVE person’s server but is not used by them. Palkishaadi.com also saves chats for tracking and MIS purpose.

Messenger: If you use our online instant messaging function on this website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of this platform, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in this platform.


Information not directly submitted 

This information that we collect is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP Address. This information is gathered for all the users to the site.

What does palkishaadi.com do with the information it collects/tracks?

We use the collected information in different ways as following:

Information users submit

Private: We basically use member’s email addresses to verify enrollment and to send system emails on behalf of other members. Email addresses are not disclosed to members. We may also use user’s email address to send news regarding our site or our group sites, but the users may choose not to receive such emails by unsubscribing. Email addresses may also be used in private correspondence with the user for customer service issues. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. All other private information submitted by the user is confidential and is not disclosed except as required by law or to protect members of palkishaadi.com. All private information except financial information submitted during the process of a financial transaction & certain account-related information collected at the time of

registration can be updated or deleted by the user at any time, as follows:

Updating private information:

  • Login to your palkishaadi.com account
  • Click on my profile
  • Use edit option in the page to update relevant information & submit

Public: Public information provided by members is an advertisement intended to be viewed by visitors to the site. This information is used by visitors for searching and matching purposes. Public information cannot be used to identify a specific member by address, etc (except photograph, posting of which is voluntary). All members also have an option to post their telephone number. The members can choose to display the telephone number to premium members only. This display preference can be changed anytime by the member by visiting the My Contact Details page and opting not to display the telephone number and other contact details to other members. Only premium members can view telephone number(s) of other members who have opted to show their contact details to premium members.

Updating public information:

  • Login to your palkishaadi.com account
  • Click on my profile
  • Use edit option in the page to update relevant information & submit

Note: To prevent misuse of the systems, some information such as DOB can be changed or modified only on request. To do so, go to Help and use the write to Customer Relation Option.

Surveys & Contests: Contact and other information collected for contest is used to notify the winners and award prizes. Information collected through survey is used to monitor or improve the site usage experience.

Palkishaadi.com affiliates partners: Information submitted by the Affiliate Partner is used for establishing and maintaining a business relationship. No personal or business information is shared outside the relationship between palkishaadi.com and the Affiliate Partner. Affiliate Partners may not view or access private information of palkishaadi.com subscribers.

Others: palkishaadi.com allows members to write messages to other members to advertise their personal profile for matrimonial alliance. While palkishaadi.com exercises reasonable care to prevent site misuse, we strongly recommend you establish the authenticity and intent of members before giving out personally identifiable information in such messages.

Information not directly submitted

We use your server IP address, and browser-type related information in the general

administration of our website.

As a matrimonial service we endeavor to provide transparency in the dealings of members on our website. Hence, we display details such as Last Online date in member profiles, and also provide notifications of read messages to the sending member.

We may store member login ids of users and their IP addresses for certain activities they perform for security purposes in order to track down the person in case of illegal activities

With whom does palkishaadi.com share the information it collects/tracks?

Except where you are expressly informed on the site or as described in this privacy policy we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information. We also reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law only when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website. We will never share your personal information, without your permission.

We may tie up with the partners to bring you various services.

Tell me about links with other sites.

Our sites may contain links to other websites. So please be aware that palkishaadi.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you be aware of this when you leave our websites, and to read the privacy statement of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

Tell me about Cookies

  • Its helps a website to identify repeat users.
  • Facilitate the user’s ongoing access to and use of the site
  • allow a site to track usage behavior
  • compile aggregate data for content improvements
  • undertake targeted advertising

If you are not willing to get information collected through the use of cookies, most of the browsers contain function that allows a user to deny the cookie feature. The use of cookies is a necessary part of the palkishaadi.com technology and is necessary if you wish to access palkishaadi.com. Sometimes it may be necessary to provide the user with certain features such as customized delivery of information. You can also delete the cookie from your computer at you discretion. If you do such then you will be unable to access certain features on palkishaadi.com & participate in its services.

The main reason behind the use of cookies is to provide its services to deliver content specific to

your interests to save your password, so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit.

Sometimes you may note that few business partners may use cookie. We do not have access to or control over these cookies.

Tell me about palkishaadi.com policy on correcting, updating or removing personal information?

We allow modifying or deleting both public & private information from our database. Private information like financial information provided during the financial transaction like account details however cannot be deleted or removed by the user.

How will I know of changes in palkishaadi.com privacy policy?

If it happens that we make a material change to our privacy policy, we will prominently post a link to those changes on our homepage so that you will be aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances. If at any time we decide to use your personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify you by way of an email.  We will give you a choice as to whether or not we can use the information in this different manner and act accordingly.

Tell me about the security of my personal information?

As we are here to provide you services we also take precaution to protect your information both online & offline.

When our order process asks you to enter the sensitive information like credit card number, such type of information is encrypted and it is protected by its best encryption software in the industry.

Not only have we used SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, but also offline. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transaction and once we receive it. All your information, not just sensitive information mentioned above is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Our main email products and services include:

  • Member response to your profile
  • Partner matches for you
  • Newsletters updating you of the latest features on our site.

Occasionally we may send you:

  • Invitation of special events arranged by palkishaadi.com
  • Special offers from partner sites or group sites, which we believe are useful for you.

As a palkishaadi.com member, you are automatically subscribed to all of the above, as an integral part of our matchmaking services to you. However, at any time, you may choose to manage your subscriptions to one or more of the above (except Contact Alert). All our emails will carry a link to help you do this. You can also independently manage your email subscription using the My Alerts Manager option.

We reiterate that we will never sell / rent out your email address to any third party, unless you expressly permit us to do so. In fact, we do not allow ANYONE to see your email address, not even other palkishaadi.com members.

Your friend’s email address: Throughout Palkishaadi.com, you have the option to send interesting profiles / articles to your friends. Do make full use of this option, because your friends are also covered by Palkishaadi.com’s spam-free privacy policy. We will use your friend’s email address only to send a one-time message to them per request. Then they will never ever hear from us again unless they voluntarily subscribe to our services.

Tell me how to contact Palkishaadi.com?

You can contact Palkishaadi.com through our website. You can fill up and submit the form which is in the contact us page of the website. You can also mail us your requirement in the mail id given in the contact us page. Phone number is also mentioned in the contact us page where you can give us a call. We are also active in our social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter and Google plus.

We are in full power to do everything to prevent misuse of photographs. Apart from not allowing photographs to be download or copied, we have watermarked them with our logo. This act as a further obstacle for illegal use elsewhere.

Tell me about Palkishaadi.com’s email policy?

We use primarily use emails at extensive level to help you to find you match on palkishaadi.com. You can fill up and submit the form which is in the contact us page of the website. You can also mail us your requirement in the mail id given in the contact us page. Phone number is also mentioned in the contact us page where you can give us a call. We are also active in our social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter and Google plus.