Privacy Policy

This policy document informs you of TERI's policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information we receive from users of TERI website and its associated sub domain sites/ services/ IT systems/ mobile apps (hereinafter referred to as "TERI's IT Systems"). As the IKI-India Platform is operated and maintained by TERI, the same privacy policies will apply to this website.

By visiting any of TERI's IT Systems, you agree to the collection and use by us of the personal information provided by you, in accordance with this policy. If you disagree with any of the terms herein, please immediately discontinue use of TERI's IT Systems.

Information Collection and Use on the IKI-India Website

  • We understand and recognise the importance of protecting the information of users as per law. We are committed to safeguarding the online privacy of our users and do not intend to sell, lend, rent or provide your information to any third party.

How We Collect Information

  • When you visit TERI's IT Systems, we may collect your information, including personal information (including but not limited to, your name, email address, contact no., etc.) and demographic information like city, state, country, etc. which you may provide while registering for TERI programmes, courses or events, completing and submitting the 'Contact Us' form, requesting for TERI Newsletters, promotional emails and so on.

How We May Use the Collected Information

  • We may use the information collected from you to, among other things, send information/updates about the Programmes/ Events, respond to you, contact you and to manage and facilitate you during the Programmes/ Events.
  • The Mobile Apps may capture the Device ID in order to send out push notifications regarding the event. The Apps may also have a provision to exchange the contact data through QR code.

How We May Share the Collected Information

  • We will not provide your personal sensitive data or information to any third party without your consent except as required by law.
  • Your information may be shared with our successor entities, sub-contractors, business associates or advertisers who require it as a part of their functional responsibility.


  • Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device and saved by your browser. The session cookies are deleted once you close your application but persistent cookies are retained until they expire unless you delete them manually.
  • Cookies help make our applications more user-friendly and efficient. You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. However, disabling cookies may prevent certain functions of the application from working properly.

Server Log Files

  • When you visit a page on TERI's IT Systems, data including but not limited to: Date/ time, your IP address, website page you came from, your device, operating system/ version, browser type/ version is automatically stored in log files on our servers.
  • We may process such data to maintain and improve our platform, detect, investigate and prevent / rectify any (potential) errors of our platform, detect, investigate and prevent / defend against (potential) hacker attacks or other abuse of our platform as well as to prevent any damages that are likely to be caused and rectify any damages that have been caused by such abuse.

Youtube Plugin/ Widget

  • Our website(s)/ mobile apps may have YouTube services integrated into them. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
  • If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
  • If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
  • For further details about YouTube's policies, please visit their website.

Links to Third Party Sites

  • TERI's IT Systems may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that TERI is not responsible for the privacy policies of such other websites. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these sites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Corrections/Updating/Deletion of Personal Information

  • You may contact TERI at if your information changes and we will update it accordingly. We keep the information that you provide us when you visit TERI's IT Systems till the time the purpose for which it has been collected is no longer valid.
  • You may also contact us to delete the information that we hold about you.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

  • We may modify this Policy from time to time to better address your concerns or to make other additions or changes that we deem appropriate in accordance with the law being in force. In case of any changes to our Policy, we will publish the updated Policy on our IT Systems.

Questions or Concerns

  • In case of any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy you may contact us at:

The Energy & Resources Institute
Core 6C, Darbari Seth Block,
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road
New Delhi - 110 003
+91 11 24682100
+91 11 24682144, 24682145