Terms and Conditions of Use
Terms and Conditions of Use


In the context of these Terms and Conditions of Use, the following words shall have the following meanings: “Website” means the pages of information, data, text, images, graphics, videos, hyperlinks or computer code published on, or available via the world wide web, which are under the ownership or control of Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth and from which a hyperlink has been created to these terms and conditions; “User” means any individual, company or organisation accessing the Website.
Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeethis collectively referred to here as “Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth “, “University”, “CVV”, “we,” “us,” or “our”.

Applicable Terms and Conditions

This Website is owned by Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth and any uses made of the Website (including any registrations and transactions entered into via the Website or hyperlinks provided herein), are subject to these Terms and Conditions.

Privacy and Data Protection

Information may be collected about Users on the Website for various purposes. To find out more about this collection process, and how the information is used, please see our Privacy Policy.

Information Collected by Our Website

The information we collect will depend upon what the visitor doeswhile visiting our site. Except as stated herein, we will not collect personally identifiable information about you when you visit our sites unless you choose to provide such information to us. You are free to visit our site without providing personally identifiable information. However, if you would like to access our Services, in some cases you must first register or create an account or learning profile with CVV. When you register or create an account or learning profile, we will request certain personal information. Requests can include, but are not limited to, your name, address, city, state, postal code, county, email address, age, home or other contact information, office/institution contact information, gender, and parent/guardian contact information.
We may use this information to create an account or learning profile and issue you an access ID and password. If you are paying with a credit card, we also will ask you to provide your credit card number (employing industry standard security and encryption technologies), billing information and email address to process your payment. Other information like CVV number, expiry date etc., however, is not stored on our servers.
Personal information better enables us to provide you with content relevant to your interests and provides us with aggregate demographic data that CVV uses to improve the services offered to users. CVV gathers information about all users collectively, such as what areas users visit most frequently and what services users access most often. CVV automatically logs IP addresses, session sources, and other data which tracks users’ access to our sites. We analyse these logs for system performance monitoring. These logs are analysed for the overall, aggregate trends they reveal about our customers, not for the behaviour of specific user(s).
Certain non-personal information regarding users is recorded by the standard operation of the Internet servers hosting our sites. This information may be used to provide visitors to our sites with an enhanced, online experience. CVV may disclose aggregated user statistics, in order to describe the service to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties and for other lawful purposes.

Log Files

We or our hosting provider may collect traffic information from visitors for statistical analysis and site improvement. When you accesses a site, we or our hosting provider may collect information about your visit in a log file on a server. Log file information may include, but is not limited to, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. We or our hosting provider use this information to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movements in the aggregate, and gather demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses and other log file information are not linked to personally identifiable information. We do not try to track users or to identify users individually, but we or our hosting provider do review this information to understand overall trends and to determine what kinds of content are popular and useful to users.


Our websites use security measures that we believe are reasonably designed to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Personal information is stored in a restricted access, secured database and only CVV staff or other authorised personnel supporting your enrolment or Services are authorised to have access to that database. CVV employs security measures and industry-standard encryption for all online purchases. All users are strongly advised to use Web browsers with strong encryption features.

Copyright and Trademarks

Copyright in the contents of the Website is owned by Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeethor by its content suppliers. You may download to a local storage medium and print extracts from our Website without alteration, for your own personal use. You may also recopy downloaded extracts to others provided you do not do so for profit. However, any third party content displayed on our website may be subject to copyright of respective owner and associated provisions.
Reproduction of part or all of the contents of the Website in any form is prohibited unless for personal use. None of the content of this Website may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other website, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form (whether hard copy, electronic or other) without our prior written permission (or, where applicable, with the permission of the respective copyright owner(s)).

Online Transactions

CVV reserves the right to vary fees of courses listed without notice. All registrations for courses are subject to availability and CVV reserves the right to refuse or accept any registration to any individual. Just the fact of remitting money through online transactions does not automatically grant an automatic right to admission unless explicitly communicated so by us.

Cancellation/ Refunds of Online Transactions

No cancellations are permitted for online transactions and Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth will never authorise or never refund for any cancel request. It is therefore important for the persons making an online to ensure that the transaction being authorised by them is required for utilising the services of the University of for making donations and payment.
Notwithstanding this, students once offered admission, may request for cancellation of their admission. In such an event, appropriate refunds may be given to them as per the Cancellations and Refunds Policy.

Activities Not Allowed

File Storage

Any User Account found to be storing files for use on other websites will be terminated without notice, at the sole discretion of CVV. User Accounts found to be storing files renamed, or modified in any way, to bypass CVV file restrictions will be terminated without notice, at the sole discretion of CVV. The only files that may be stored or uploaded to aCVV server are those that directly pertain to the admission, teaching, learning, or class activity for which the User Account has been granted access to a CVV server or application.

Copyrighted or Trademarked Materials

No copyrighted or trademarked materials may be stored on CVV servers, unless the account owner is the sole legal owner of the Copyright or Trademark and can reasonably demonstrate ownership or legal permission for use, on demand.
Users are not permitted to associate any CVV-provided account, service or course with any adult/ pornographic material of any sort. This includes, but is not limited to, such things as nudity, any site, page, image or service, and any text, image or likeness suggesting sexual and or illegal acts of any sort. We do not permit any CVV user account to store, use, contain or display pornography, adult novelties, adult toys, XXX material, anything illegal, bigotry, racism, hatred, profanity, or any material which may be insulting to another person(s) or company, or depicts the exploitation of minors (children under 18 years of age). No spamming is allowed, no harassing, threatening or illegal activities are tolerated. Any user accounts found to be violating these service limitations will be terminated without warning at the sole discretion of CVV.

Security Violations

Violations of system or network security are prohibited and may result in criminal and civil liability. Examples include but are not limited to the following: unauthorised access, use, probing, or scanning of systems security or authentication measures, data, or traffic; interference with service to any user, host, or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system, broadcast attacks; forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.
These Terms and Conditions of Use are only in respect of our website and may be amended from time to time without giving any advanced notice.

Last revised on June 5, 2017

Unless we have a definite faith in the goal of our existence, and unless we believe, work for, and actually come to experience the goal positively as an existent factor, there is no hope of any plan becoming successful. —Swami Chinmayananda
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