Thanks for visiting website of Department of Posts, and reviewing our privacy
We collect no personal information, like names or addresses, when you visit our
website. If you choose to provide that information to us, it is only used to
fulfill your request for information.
We do collect some technical information when you visit to make your visit
seamless. The section below explains how we handle and collect technical
information when you visit our website.
Information collected and stored automatically
When you browse, read pages, or download information on this website, we
automatically gather and store certain technical information about your visit.
This information never identifies who you are. The information we collect and
store about your visit is listed below:
· The internet domain of your service provider (e.g. mtnl.net.in) and IP address
(an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer
whenever you’re surfing the web) from which you access our website.
· The type of browser (such as Firefox, Netscape, or Internet Explorer) and
operating system (Windows, Linux) used to access our site.
· The date and time you accessed our site.
· The pages/URLs you have visited and
· If you reached this website from another website, the address of that
This information is only used to help us make the site more useful for you. With
this data, we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of
technology our visitors use. We never track or record information about
individuals and their visits.
When you visit some websites, they may download small pieces of software on your
computer/browsing device known as cookies. Some cookies collected personal
information to recognise your computer in the future. We only use non-persistent
cookies or “per-session cookies”.
Per-session cookies server technical purposes, like providing seamless
navigation through this website. These cookies do not collect personal
information on users and they are deleted as soon as you leave our website. The
cookies do not permanently record data and they are not stored on your
computer’s hard drive. The cookies are stored in memory and are only available
during an active browser session. Again, once you close your browser, the cookie
If you send us personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you
(for example, to respond to your questions or provide subscriptions you have
chosen). If you choose to provide us with personal information - like
filling out a Contact Us form, with an e-mail address or postal address, and
submitting it to us through the website - we use that information to respond to
your message, and to help you get the information you’ve requested. We only
share the information you give us with another Government agency if your
question relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law.
Our website never collects information or creates individual profiles for
commercial marketing. While you must provide an e-mail address for a localized
response to any incoming questions or comments to us, we recommend that you do
NOT include any other personal information.
· For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available
to all users, this Government computer system employs commercial software
programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload
or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
· Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are
made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are uses
for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular deletion.
· Unauthorised attempts to upload information or change information on this
service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Indian IT Act.
As a general rule, this website does not collect Personal Information about you
when you visit the site. You can generally visit the site without revealing
Personal Information, unless you choose to provide such information.
Site Visit data
This website records your visit and logs the following information for
statistical purposes – your server’s address; the name of the top-level domain
from which you access the Internet (for example, .gov, .com, .in, etc.); the
type of browser you use; the data and time you access the site; the pages you
have accessed and the documents downloaded and the previous Internet address
from which you linked directly to the site.
We will not identify users or their browsing activities, except when a law
enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider’s
A cookie is a piece of software code that an internet web site sends to your
browser when you access information at that site. This site does not use
Your email address will only be recorded if you choose to send a message. It
will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be
added to a mailing list. Your email address will not be used for any other
purpose, and will not be disclosed, without your consent.
Collection of Personal Information
If you are asked for any other Personal Information you will be informed how it
will be used if you choose to give it. If at any time you believe the principles
referred to in this privacy statement have not been followed, or have any other
comments on these principles, please notify the webmaster through the contact us
The use of the term “Personal Information” in this privacy statement refers to
any information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably