OUR VISION : “ TO REACH THE UNREACHED,TO CARE FOR THE UNCARED ”

Donation Options

With increased popularity of internet usage, online donations to NGOs in India have also taken a forward leap. Openheart Social Organisation & Charitable Trust ( OSOCT ) too makes available the online donation option for its benevolent donors. The provision of online donations to NGOs in India has opened up a whole new platform for support that can receive benefit from across the world.

  OSOCT online donations platform allows the donor to contribute from his or her comfort zone at the time that is suitable and easy for them. Through this platform one can donate to the NGO in India through credit card, debit card, wire transfer or net banking. Just as offline donors receive tax exemption for any amount that is more than Rs.500, the same way online donors too are eligible for tax exemption on donation. Donors who contribute Rs. 500 or more through OSOCT online donations receive an acknowledgement from the NGO along with a tax exemption donation certificate.

  View OSOCT online donations platform and choose your mode of contribution. Donate to this NGO in India and play a vital role in providing to the underserved children and Ill-fated persons of India.

We are thankful for your kind gesture!

Donate for Tax Benefits :

Tax Deduction for Donations to OSOCT :

  Donations to Openheart Social Organisation & Charitable Trust are eligible under section 80 G(5)(VI) of the Indian Income Tax. Once you have made the donation, a receipt of the same and a Tax Exemption Certificate along with a ‘Thank you’ letter will be sent to you via courier or post. The certificate and receipt which will reach you within 10 working days of making the donation can be used to avail tax exemption for the respective financial year.

IT EXEMPTION :

Respected donors,
Your contributions to our trust “Openheart Social Org & Charitable Trust” is exempted Indian I.T Act u/s 80G of I.T Act 1961 ( Our 80G no ( F.No.Hqrs ( 36 ) / CIT / VJA / 2011-12 )

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Terms & Conditions

The online donations through credit / debit cards should be used only for making donations to the Openheart Social Organisation & Charitable Trust. In case you wish to make your contribution to OSOCT for any other purpose, please use the cheque / pay order / DD method.

All donations accepted through online methods will be accounted for as the income of the OSOCT and will be applied for the charitable purposes they are meant for. However, if the donor wishes to make a large Corpus donation as its long term capital, then he should only use the cheque / pay order / DD method and state specifically in his covering letter that the donation is meant as contribution to the Corpus of OSOCT. In the absence of such specific direction, the donation will be accounted for as income of OSOCT by the Indian Income Tax Dept.

The facility of making online donations is currently restricted to Indian nationals and Indian organisations, in Indian rupees only. In case the donor is a foreign national or a foreign owned or controlled organisation, then he should only use the cheque / pay order / DD facility for making donations. It is, however advisable to use the direct bank remittance facility from outside India for this purpose. The necessary instructions in this regard can be obtained by sending an e mail to [email protected]

Please note that the credit / debit cards issued outside India are currently not eligible to be used for online donations. If you want to donate through the above options, you should send an intimation e-mail to our trust mail id and your valid passport details.

All donations will be accepted as donations meant for the various Human-care related activities being undertaken by OSOCT (Purpose-General) unless the donor specifies the purpose for which the donation should be used.

All donations will be eligible for tax deduction benefits under Section 80 G of the Income Tax Act as per the extant rules. OSOCT will be sending a receipt for the donation made, enclosing a copy of the 80 G certificate, to the address indicated on the registration form within 25 days of receiving the payment.

Please note that there is a levy of 3% charged by the Bank / Card companies on the online donation made through credit / debit card. As a result, in such cases, the receipt issued by OSOCT will be for the amount net of this levy. Please contact OSOCT by email or post in case you do not receive the receipt in the time indicated.

All donors making a donation of more than Rs 40000/- are, by law, required to give their PAN number on the registration form. The donors are most welcome to re-assure themselves that their donations have been used for the purpose they have specified. In this connection, they may contact OSOCT. In the case of donations exceeding Rs 10 lacs, OSOCT will be able to provide an audited certificate of end use if so requested by the donor.

Cancellation Policy

Once a donation has been made for a particular purpose, no refund can be made of the donation; nor can the end purpose be changed.

Privacy Policy

Privacy policy shows what and how we use the information you share with www.openheartcharitabletrust.org/ for e.g. – Personal Information, Financial Information etc.

  • We keep it safe with our records
  • All contact / personal information used to keep you updated with latest developments and achievements.
  • Neither we save nor do we ask to provide you any credit card or any other payment option related critical information.
  • The credit card / debit card / other payment information you supply only goes to its genuine relative payment processing company for payment processing purpose only. These companies are very well reputed themselves and millions of people worldwide trust their services.
  • Please take care of providing any financial details to anyone on Internet including Openheart Social Organisation & Charitable Trust. Your safety is our top most priority.

Privacy Policy

This Website is owned and operated by Openheart Social Organisation & Charitable Trust Foundation called OSOCT. We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. OSOCT is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy addresses those concerns. This policy may be changed or updated from time to time. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 19/08/2010.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at : 

Openheart Social Organisation & Charitable Trust,

41-7-11, Vikram Duragaiah St.,

Harinadhapuram Krishnalanka,

Vijayawada, Krishna District,

Andhra Pradesh State

South India.

Ph: +91 9490845517

e-mail: [email protected]

Personal Information :

OSOCT uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register

or provide information to us in order to view our website – www.openheartcharitabletrust.org/. OSOCT only gathers personally  identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. For example, we ask for personal information on our online donation pages, and use this information to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes.

OSOCT does not sell or trade such information collected to third parties. We will not share personally identifiable information with third parties unless authorized by the person submitting the information or required by law.

Credit Card Information Security :

OSOCT uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to protect the security of your transaction and the confidentiality of your personal information. This makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us.

Credit card information is not sold or traded to third parties. We will not share credit card information with third parties unless required by law. If you still have concerns about the security of your credit card information or by sending personal checks or money orders to:

Openheart Social Organisation & Charitable Trust,

41-7-11, Vikram Duragaiah St.,

Harinadhapuram Krishnalanka, Vijayawada,

Krishna District,

Andhra Pradesh

India.

Ph: +91-9490845517

e-mail ID : [email protected]

Security :

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Donations :

We request information from the visitor on our donation form. A visitor must provide contact information (such as name, e-mail and mailing address) and payment information (such as credit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and for sending receipt of the donation. If we have trouble processing a donation, the information is used by us to contact the visitor. If the visitor

has given permission for the information’s release, the visitor’s name and contact information may be shared with carefully selected organizations and charities we feel our donors would want to know about. Where requested, we will provide information on larger donations to appropriate charities and donors for tax purposes. Financial and credit card information are NEVER released.

Opt-Out  :

If you supply us with your postal address or e-mail address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on our programs and services. If you do not want to receive postal mail or e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending email to us at: ( [email protected] ) or writing to us at the above address and telling us that you do not want to receive postal mail or e-mail from us. Some mailings are prepared well in advance, so please allow up to three months for your request to be properly reflected on our mailing lists.

Cookies :

Visitors should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by OSOCT’s Website through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files a Website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s ongoing access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor’s system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature. OSOCT uses cookie technology only to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors in order to improve visitors’ online experience and facilitate their visit within our site.

External Links :

This website may contain links to other sites. Unless we expressly state otherwise, OSOCT makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. The fact that OSOCT has provided a link to a site is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners, or its providers. There are risks associated with using any information, software, or products found on the Internet, and OSOCT cautions you to make sure that you understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet. In addition, we encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. These other sites may collect or solicit personal data or send their own cookies to your computer. Please be aware that OSOCT is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. Please check the privacy statements of these other sites for more information about their policies on collection and use of personal information.

Notification of Changes :

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement so our visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If, however, we are going to use visitors’ personally identifiable information in a manner significantly different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify visitors via e-mail and won’t disclose this information unless express information is granted. However, if visitors have opted out of all communication with the site, or deleted / deactivated their account, then they will not be contacted, nor will

their personal information be used in this new manner.

Sharing :

Legal Disclaimer Though we make a good faith effort to preserve visitor privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.

Links :

This website may contains links to other websites of interest. Please be aware that once you have used these links to leave our website you should note that we, do not, have any control over and are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our site they are required to read the privacy statements of each and every website they visit . This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Interactive Features :

From time to time our site requests information from visitors via interactive features, such as surveys or quizzes. Participation in these features is completely voluntary and the visitor therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and e-mail), and information on the visitor’s interests. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site and providing pertinent information to participants. Visitors’ personally identifiable information is not shared with third parties.

Referrals :

If a visitor elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend’s name and e-mail address. OSOCT will automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail with an introduction to OSOCT and an invitation to visit the site. The one-time e-mail will include the name of the person making the referral. OSOCT stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time e-mail and tracking the success of our referral program.

Donor’s Policy

Openheart Social Organisation & Charitable Trust takes your privacy seriously and treats all financial information about any transaction you have with the Trust as highly confidential. In addition, OSOCT does not share e-mail addresses or phone numbers of any of our donors or constituents

The Trust deeply values all contributions to sustain our mission. To protect the privacy of our donors and their special relationship with OSOCT, we maintain the following policies:

  1. We may request personal information online, such as name, address, phone number, email address, and credit card number ONLY for the purposes
  2. of accepting donations to OSOC Trust.
  3. We will not release or use this information for any other purpose unless we have your consent.
  4. We do not trade or sell your personal information with other organisations.
  5. We offer donors the option to be recognised anonymously.
  6. Donors may request, at any time, to not receive our solicitations.
  7. Donors may request to not receive certain mailings, such as our newsletter.
  8. We do not track, collect or distribute personal information entered by those who visit our website.
  9. Personal information stored in OSOCT database is protected with a secured login with authentication, assignment of a unique ID to each person with computer access, regular pass code changes, and user IDs are deactivated or terminated as needed.
  10. Our hosting data server provides data protection meeting PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), encrypted communication via SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology, intrusion detection for all devices and network nodes, state-of-the-art firewall infrastructure that detects malicious application attacks, virus protection, network load balancing devices via Citrix, and patch management, security and vulnerability monitoring and tracking, and SQL server attack protection via applications to detect SQL Injection and Cross Site Scripting Attacks.

To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit Organisations and causes they are asked to support, we assure the following :

  1. To be informed of the Trust’s mission, of the way the Trust intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes
  2. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the Trust’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its responsibilities
  3. To have access to the Trust’s most recent financial statements
  4. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition
  5. To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law
  6. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing the Trust to the donor will be professional
  7. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors
  8. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that the foundation may intend to share
  9. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

 

What information we collect :

We use personal information collected from donors for the purposes of processing payments and communicating with donors about OSOCT as well as conducting the fundraising and other operations of OSOCT. This information may include name, amount donated, address, telephone number, donor comments, e-mail address, and any other personal information provided to us (“Donor Data”). For donations by check, Donor Data also includes the data visible on the check.

Information from Payment Processors and Other Service Providers: Payment processors allow donors to give electronically using a payment services account, a credit card, or other payment method. These processors collect certain information from donors, and you should consult their privacy policies to determine their practices.

To provide donors the best possible experience, we work with service providers and may share Donor Data and other information with, or have it transmitted through, them. Such service providers include, for example, collocation facilities and bandwidth providers as well as organisations that help non-profit organizations with fundraising.

How we use that information :
Donor Data may be used for these kinds of purposes:

  1. Distributing receipts and thanking donors for donations
  2. Informing donors about upcoming fundraising and other activities of OSOCT
  3. Internal analysis, such as research and analytics
  4. Record keeping
  5. Reporting to applicable government agencies as required by law
  6. Surveys, metrics, and other analytical purposes
  7. Other purposes related to the fundraising operations

Anonymous donor information may be used for promotional and fundraising activities. Comments that are provided by donors may be publicly published and may be used in promotional materials. We may use available information to supplement the Donor Data to improve the information we use to drive our fundraising efforts. We may allow donors the option to have their name publicly associated with their donation unless otherwise requested as part of the online donation process. We use data gathered for payment processors and other service providers only for
the purposes described in this policy.

Contact us :
If you have questions about this Donor Privacy Policy or requests about the status and correctness of your donor data, please contact :
Openheart  Social Organisation & Charitable Trust,
D.No. 41-7-11, 2 nd floor,
Vikram Duragaiah St., Harinadhapuram,
Krishnalanka, Vijayawada ( post ) PIN – 520 013
Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh State
South India. Ph: +91 9490845517
E-mail: [email protected]
Security :

We are committed to protecting donor personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. Among other things, we undertake a range of security practices, including measures to help secure web access to sensitive data and undertake efforts to address security vulnerabilities for various tools and databases.

Other Disclosures :

We may disclose information when required by law; when needed to protect our rights, privacy, safety, property, donors, or users; and when necessary to enforce our terms of service.

Updates :

We may change the Donor Privacy Policy from time to time. Any and all changes will be reflected on this page. Substantive changes may also be announced through the standard mechanisms by which we communicate with our users and community. You should periodically check  this page for any changes to the current policy.

Data Retention :

We seek to retain donor-related information only as needed to fulfil the purposes described in this policy unless a longer retention period is required by law or regulations. For example, tax laws in the India may require the Foundation to keep contact information and contribution level of donors on file.

Rights : 

You have certain rights with respect to the information we collect about you. Upon request, we will tell you what information we hold about you and correct any incorrect information. We will also make reasonable efforts to delete your information if you ask us to do so, unless we are otherwise required to keep it.

Request to the donors who contribute through Net Banking:

1. Axis Bank ltd,HDFC Bank.ICICI Bank,IDBI Bank,Union Bank of India, YES Bank,Punjab National Bank & State Bank Of India account holders must send directly through our web site to the given bank details.

Feedback :

Your Feedback regarding work of osoct as well as construction of this site is very important to us. Please mail us at [email protected]