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Privacy & Terms

PRIVACY

Ensuring the privacy and security of your personal information is very important to us. Anchal will not share or sell your personal information to a third party aside from order processing [i.e. shipping & payment]. We aim to provide a seamless & enjoyable shopping experience for our valued customers. 

Information Anchal Collects:

We collect information from you when you visit our site, register an account, complete an order, subscribe to our email newsletter or opt-in to receive text message marketing.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, date of birth, or credit card information. You may, however, visit this site anonymously.

Uses of Information:

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:

1) To improve customer service
The email address you provide for order processing will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, to send promotional offers or Anchal updates we believe to be relevant to you, and to customize our communications to you.

If you don’t wish to receive these newsletters or updates then simply use the “UNSUBSCRIBE” feature in the footer of the email.

2) To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

3) To send promotional offers
By opting in to our text messaging communications, you express consent to receive marketing text messages or order updates from Anchal. Consent to receive marketing text messages is not required to make a purchase and the number of text messages you receive will vary. Message and data rates may apply to each text message received as provided in your mobile telephone service rate plan in addition to any applicable roaming charges. 

You may opt-out of these communications at any time by texting STOP.

Your Information:

Anchal implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. 

All credit cards used for product orders are processed securely through Shopify, all credit cards used for donations are processed through Stripe.

Anchal offers the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems. All parties are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

You may edit or deactivate your customer account at any time.

Cookies:

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.

Sharing of Information:

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. 

Your California Privacy Rights:

Because we value your privacy it has taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. Anchal therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of this Site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the ‘My Account’ page.

Questions?

Please feel free to email questions to info@anchalproject.org.

 

TERMS

This website is owned and operated by Anchal, INC. By using the site, you acknowledge and agree to these terms and conditions set forth by Anchal, INC. Anchal, INC reserves the right to amend, change or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, with or without notice to you. By using the Site after Anchal posts any such changes, you hereby agree to such modified terms. If you do not agree to any of these Terms or Conditions or any changes made by Anchal, INC hereafter, you may simply exit the Site.

Content Disclaimer

The content that appears on the site is for informational purposes only. Anchal does its best to ensure that the information posted on the site [including product, availability, etc] is timely and accurate; however, errors do appear from time to time. 

Anchal has the right to refuse any orders affected by any typographical errors that result in incorrect pricing or false information being posted on the website.

Product Disclaimer

Anchal attempts to display all of its products & colors as accurately as possible. Anchal cannot guarantee that the colors represented or shown on the website exactly matches the actual product.

Please note that because our products are made by hand from 100% vintage saris there are imperfections which we consider part of their beauty and charm.

Although Anchal makes every effort to keep sufficient stock of items listed, occasionally Anchal sells out of certain products. If Anchal is out of stock on an item you have ordered, the Customer Service Team will notify you via email. Any changes will be reflected in your order total as well as your shipping confirmation.

Website Use

Your use of the Site is pursuant to a single-copy revocable license granted to you. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to Anchal that you will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. All other rights, including all rights of ownership, are reserved by Anchal. This means that you may access the Site using a browser and you may download one copy of the Site Content on a single computer for your own personal and non-commercial internal use. You shall not: (a) modify the Site Content, in whole or in part; (b) use the Site Content, in whole or in part, for any commercial purpose or public display, performance, sale, or rental; (c) de-compile, reverse engineer, or disassemble software materials; (d) remove any copyright notice or other proprietary notices from the Site Content; or (e) assign, transfer or export, or attempt to assign, transfer or export, the Site Content, in whole or in part, to another person. You agree to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Site Content.

Anchal prohibits the use of:

Offensive language

Sexually explicit material

Misrepresentation of self or others

Copyright, trademark, or patent infringement

Anything else deemed objectionable under Anchal discretion

Liability

Anchal is not responsible for any liabilities incurred through the use of or lack of ability to use the Site. By using the Site the user agrees that all liability and responsibility falls to that user. Anchal has provided information on the Site as accurately as possible. Anchal will take all reasonable care – in so far as it is in our power to do so – to keep the details of your order and payment secure, but in the absence of negligence on Anchal's part, Anchal cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party procures unauthorized access to any data you provide when accessing or ordering from the site. For additional steps Anchal takes to protect your credit card information, please see the “Privacy” section above.

Copyright

Copyright and Intellectual Property of this Site are owned by Anchal. All trademarks, service marks and photography are the property of Anchal. No use of these may be made without prior written consent. Anchal understands however that its images may be used on personal blogs as long as credit is given to Anchal with a link to the blog or website.

Termination

Anchal has the right to terminate any customer account at any time for any reason. Anchal may also refuse an order at any time for any reason.

Communication

Anchal may contact you via electronic mail, U.S. mail, or telephone (if applicable) in the event that it needs to contact you for any reason.

Links

Anchal's web site contains links to third party web sites. Anchal does not control the content of these web sites. Unless specifically stated on this web site to the contrary, Anchal is not affiliated with these third parties and does not endorse or sponsor their web sites, products or services.

Competitions

Anchal runs contests on its Site/blog in which it may ask for subscription email information and membership. The terms and conditions of each promotion is at the discretion of Anchal and are subject to change.

Contact

If you come across any infringement of these terms please notify info@anchalproject.org.

MOBILE TERMS OF SERVICE

Last updated: April 19, 2022

The Anchal Project mobile message service (the "Service") is operated by Anchal Project (“Anchal Project”, “we”, or “us”). Your use of the Service constitutes your agreement to these terms and conditions (“Mobile Terms”). We may modify or cancel the Service or any of its features without notice. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may also modify these Mobile Terms at any time and your continued use of the Service following the effective date of any such changes shall constitute your acceptance of such changes.

By consenting to Anchal Project’s SMS/text messaging service, you agree to receive recurring SMS/text messages from and on behalf of Anchal Project through your wireless provider to the mobile number you provided, even if your mobile number is registered on any state or federal Do Not Call list. Text messages may be sent using an automatic telephone dialing system or other technology. Service-related messages may include updates, alerts, and information (e.g., order updates, account alerts, etc.). Promotional messages may include promotions, specials, and other marketing offers (e.g., cart reminders).

You understand that you do not have to sign up for this program in order to make any purchases, and your consent is not a condition of any purchase with Anchal Project. Your participation in this program is completely voluntary.

We do not charge for the Service, but you are responsible for all charges and fees associated with text messaging imposed by your wireless provider. Message frequency varies. Message and data rates may apply. Check your mobile plan and contact your wireless provider for details. You are solely responsible for all charges related to SMS/text messages, including charges from your wireless provider.

You may opt-out of the Service at any time. Text the single keyword command STOP to ANCHAL or click the unsubscribe link (where available) in any text message to cancel. You'll receive a one-time opt-out confirmation text message. No further messages will be sent to your mobile device, unless initiated by you. If you have subscribed to other Anchal Project mobile message programs and wish to cancel, except where applicable law requires otherwise, you will need to opt out separately from those programs by following the instructions provided in their respective mobile terms.

For Service support or assistance, text HELP to ANCHAL or email info@anchalproject.org.

We may change any short code or telephone number we use to operate the Service at any time and will notify you of these changes. You acknowledge that any messages, including any STOP or HELP requests, you send to a short code or telephone number we have changed may not be received and we will not be responsible for honoring requests made in such messages.

The wireless carriers supported by the Service are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. You agree to provide us with a valid mobile number. If you get a new mobile number, you will need to sign up for the program with your new number.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that we will not be liable for failed, delayed, or misdirected delivery of any information sent through the Service, any errors in such information, and/or any action you may or may not take in reliance on the information or Service.

We respect your right to privacy. To see how we collect and use your personal information, please see our Privacy Notice.