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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, 605014 INDIA. Our department website address is: and learning management services are provided from

Chemistry at Pondicherry University is committed to protecting your privacy.

Any information you voluntarily provide to us through a Pondicherry University website, such as an email address, name, or phone number, will never be sold to other colleges, universities, non-profit organizations, or businesses.

Information gathered automatically

Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, or opt-out, Pondicherry University, like most institutions and organizations on the Internet, tracks web browsing patterns to inform understanding of how our sites are being used. Generic information is collected through the use of “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to evaluate usage patterns so that we can improve both content and distribution. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of all of our websites.

Our online LMS portal,, uses OAuth2 protocol authentication using Microsoft Office 365 Active Directory Services and Google API Services. Chemistry at Pondicherry University has strict policy to collect minimum information like Name, email address, and permission to use one drive and google drive to take up tests, submit assignments, store and retrieve course materials. Please check their respective privacy policies from their portals.

No information other than your student profile is stored in our department databases.

Some sections of Chemistry at Pondicherry University-owned websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website includes your IP address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Pondicherry University maintains a security operations unit, charged with monitoring the security of Pondicherry University systems, IT infrastructure, and IT network. Industry-standard practices are employed to monitor these IT assets for signs of vulnerability, attack and/or compromise.

Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google’s privacy practices.

Integrated Services

You may be given the option to access or register for the Service through the use of your user name and passwords for our Learning Management System services provided by third parties (each, an “Integrated Service”), such as through the use of your Office 365 account and/or Google account, or otherwise have the option to authorize an Integrated Service to provide Personal Data or other information to us. By authorizing us to connect with an Integrated Service, you authorize us to access and store your name, email address(es), and basic profile information that the Integrated Service makes available to us, and to use and disclose it in accordance with this Policy. You should check your privacy settings on each Integrated Service to understand what information that Integrated Service makes available to us, and make changes as appropriate. Please review each Integrated Service’s terms of use and privacy policies carefully before using their services and connecting to our Service.

Please visit the following page for more information on Microsoft terms of use and their privacy practices.

Information you provide to us

To communicate effectively with visitors to our website, we may ask you for personally-identifiable information that can include, by way of illustration, name, email address, or phone number. Chemistry at Pondicherry University will never sell personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provide to us such as name, email address, or phone number, to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses unless we have your consent to sell the information.

External links

Some Pondicherry University websites may contain links to external websites not owned by, or officially affiliated with, Pondicherry University in any way. Pondicherry University is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this website, you may contact: Head, Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University & Communications 91.413.2654.410

Last modified: Thursday, 8 August 2019, 8:29 AM