Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Sambhavna Trust is a registered public charitable trust set up in June 1995.  Its primary objective is welfare of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster and those affected by contamination of groundwater in Bhopal through medical care, research, health education and information dissemination. The Trust is registered under the Indian Trusts Actunder the Indian Registration Act and its Registration No. is 5023/4. The Trust is registered under 12A and its donors can have income tax exemption under 80G.

The Trust is located at Bafna Colony, Berasia Rd, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462001, India

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We do not use any cookies on your browser when you view our website.

Embedded content from other websites

Web pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to track visits to our website. The data collected by Google Analytics on website visitors is governed by their privacy policy available here. A visitor may opt out of the tracking by following instructions provided here. No personal information is collected for tracking website visits.

Personal data of donors

To process donations online, we collect personal data of donors. This includes the name, address, contact information and PAN of the donor. We do not collect any payment method information such as credit/debit card numbers, account numbers or UPI IDs.

Who we share your data with

If you donate to us, your payment related information, such as name, email address, phone number may be shared with a payment gateway to further process the transaction.

Your email address is used to send you newsletters and email updates regarding The Sambhavna Trust’s activities. We use Mailchimp software to send these emails. Mailchimp’s privacy policy governs how this data is used and stored

How long we retain your data

The only data that we retain is the personal data of donors when they fill the donation form. We retain this data indefinitely, or until a donor explicitly requests to be removed from our database.

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us during a donation. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Please write to [email protected] with your requests.

Where we send your data

Your personal data, as a donor, is primarily stored on our website. Your email address and name is transferred to Mailchimp for you to receive our newsletters and email updates.

During an online transaction for a donation, we transfer your name and email address to the payment gateway to further process the transaction.

How we protect your data

We take data security seriously. We actively maintain our website, it’s hosting server and database. This includes regularly upgrading the software and database security. We also audit our website security regularly.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the unfortunate event of a targeted data breach, we will inform all our donors at the earliest about what information has been leaked in the public domain. We will work quickly to prevent any further breaches and audit our website security. As a small non profit organization, we invite ethical security researchers and professionals to provide us support to prevent such breaches.