Privacy Policy


The terms "We" / "Us" / "Our" individually and collectively refer to Bangabidya Trust and the Society of Bengal Studies, maintained by the Bangabidya Trust, and the terms "You" /"Your" / "Yourself" refer to the Membership applicants.

This Privacy Policy is an electronic record in the form of an electronic contract formed under the information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules made thereunder and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic documents / records in various statutes as amended by the information Technology Act, 2000. This Privacy Policy does not require any physical, electronic or digital signature.

This Privacy Policy is a legally binding document between you and Bangabidya Trust. The terms of this Privacy Policy will be effective upon your acceptance of the same (directly or indirectly in electronic form, by clicking on the I accept tab) and will govern the relationship between you and Bangabidya Trust.

This document is published and shall be construed in accordance with the provisions of the Information Technology (reasonable security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data of information) rules, 2011 under Information Technology Act, 2000; that require publishing of the Privacy Policy for collection, use, storage and transfer of sensitive personal data or information.
Please read this Privacy Policy carefully by using the Website, you indicate that you understand, agree and consent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not proceed for the payment of the Membership fee.

By providing us your Information You hereby consent to the collection, storage, processing and transfer of any or all of Your Personal Information by us as specified under this Privacy Policy. You further agree that such collection, use, storage and transfer of Your Information shall not cause any loss or wrongful gain to you or any other person.


To submit Your membership request successfully and to make payment of the Membership fee You are required to provide certain information namely: - a) your name, b) address c) email address, d) Institutional affiliation e) highest educational qualification etc.

Such information will be used only for the purpose of communicating with you or updating membership databases.  However, any such information, like Name and Institutional Affiliation, will not be considered as sensitive if it is freely available and accessible in the public domain or is furnished under any law for the time being in force.


We do not share personal information to any third party without obtaining the prior consent of the Members unless required by law or by any court or governmental agency or authority to disclose, for the purpose of verification of identity, or for the prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, or for prosecution and punishment of offences. These disclosures are made in good faith and belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary for enforcing these Terms; for complying with the applicable laws and regulations


We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

All information gathered on our Website is securely stored within our controlled database. The database is stored on servers secured behind a firewall; access to the servers is password-protected and is strictly limited. However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.

Grievance Redressal

Redressal Mechanism: Any complaints, abuse or concerns with regards to content and or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed to the following official of the Bangabidya Trust, via in writing or through email to

Dr. Afroja Khatun,
Executive Trustee,
Bangabidya Trust,
D-48, Calcutta Greens Commercial Complex,
1050/2, Survey Park,

Contact No: +919433168402