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Privacy Policy

This website is operated by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) and the privacy policy governs all pages hosted at "www.teriin.org" and registration for the site. It does not apply to pages hosted by other organizations to which the site may link and whose privacy policies may differ from ours.

TERI is strict about privacy of its online visitors. As a user, you need not provide any personally identifiable information in order to view the site. Moreover, if you are a member, you have an option not to display your profile on the website.

Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time, so please check for updates periodically.

Personally Identifiable Information

The site collects the following information regarding visitors - technical data (IP address, domain and web browser information); pages accessed; and any information volunteered by you, such as an email address. The site may use cookies.

Information Security

Once your information is received, TERI makes its best effort to ensure the security of information on its systems and/or servers. However, TERI does not warrant the security of any information you transmit, and you do so at your own risk.

For certain activities on the site, an account name and a password are required. We retain ownership of your account and license it to you on a limited, non-exclusive basis for the duration of your account activation. It is solely your responsibility to keep your account information and password secure. You must not disclose your password to anyone, and agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. We disclaim all liability arising from or related to your failure to keep your account name and password secure.

Information from Children

The site does not knowingly ask information from children who are aged 13 or below. Such visitors should not submit any personally identifiable information to the site, and must ask their parent or legal guardian for assistance when using the site.

Use of Information

TERI uses the information collected about you to understand more about how the site is used, to make the site more useful, and to be able to send you relevant communications such as our e-newsletters.

Collection of information

When you are on the site and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with TERI (including its funding partners and affiliates) alone, unless stated otherwise.

Distribution of Information

If you have opted to receive updates, we will send you regular communications (mailers, e-newsletters and so on) as specified in the relevant area of the website. You are able to stop receiving the communications at any time by altering your preferences on this site (or by contacting us).

However, we reserve the right to send to all users occasional mailers containing important information about our website, irrespective of their stated preference.

Sharing Information

Except as explained below, TERI will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information and will not sell or rent lists containing your information to third parties.

TERI reserves the right to reveal your personal information, if it is certain that it should be done as per law, or in the interest of TERI and its employees, or in the interest of the public. Personal information of the users will be used to perform statistical analysis for business purposes; details of individual members will not disclosed in the process.

Changing and Removing Information

You can view and update your profile anytime. The accuracy of your individual identifying information is important to TERI. If any of the other information is inaccurate or out of date, please change it online, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you would like your details to be removed from the site's contact database, please send your request via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

By using this website, you signify your agreement to this Privacy Policy. However, you are under no obligation to disclose any personal information to TERI if you do not want to. If you are not comfortable with how TERI uses your personal information, you may always decide not to use those services or features that require your personal information.