Rising Asia Journal
Rising Asia Foundation
ISSN 2583-1038

Privacy Policy

The privacy of all our readers is a matter of great importance to the Rising Asia Foundation (RAF) and the Rising Asia Journal (RAJ) which has a firm commitment to respect their privacy. These notes explain how the RAF/RAJ handle and use the personal information we collect from the journal’s website. We give an assurance that we are committed to being transparent about the data we collect about you, how it is used, and with whom it is shared. Our Privacy Policy applies when you use/visit our website, mobile or tablet application, or any other online service (called the “services”) that links or refers to it. The policy does not govern or apply to information collected or used by the RAF/RAJ through any other means. By visiting and/or using our website, you agree to this privacy policy, and we advise you to read these policy notes in order to understand our approach towards the use of your personal data.

The Ways We Collect Information

We collect information (whether you are registered or not registered with us) in the following instances:

We also collect information about you in the following ways/instances:

Links To External Sites

Since our website may feature links to other external third-party sites that are not operated by us, when you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to their site. We advise you to read the Privacy Policy of every site you visit as we have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Our Best Practices In Using Your Information

We use your information in tasks such as processing your subscription, sending you electronic newsletters, enabling you to participate in the features provided by us, and providing personalized content and recommendations to you, including by email. By using these services, we can bring you information and content tailored to your individual interests and needs.

We may contact you from time to time with offers and information about our services and our affiliates, in connection with your accounts, online surveys, legal notices, journal articles that you are entitled to access, and other important information. You may opt out of receiving commercial email messages from us by following the instructions contained in those email messages.

We may use your information in order to deliver advertisements, promotions, and offers to you, on behalf of ourselves and advertisers. We may provide you with personalized services, such as recommendations on our websites, apps and in direct marketing and advertising.

In order to understand our readers/users and to improve the delivery of our products and services, we conduct research on our readers’/subscribers’ demographics, interests and behavior based on the information we collect. Please refer to our Cookie Policy given on this website.

We may use your personal information as necessary or appropriate in order to protect, enforce, or defend the legal rights, privacy, safety, or property of our services, employees or agents, or other users and to comply with applicable law.

We may otherwise use your information with your consent or at your direction.

How We Share Your Information

Depending on the type of information, we may share information using the methods and entities below:

Transfer of Personal Data

Your information, including personal data, may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. We maintain servers around the world and your information may be processed on servers located outside of the country. Please note that we transfer the data, including personal data, to India, Japan and Singapore and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your personal data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Children's Personal Data

We do not aim any of our products or services directly at children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal data about children under thirteen years old. Some of our services may have a higher age restriction and this will be shown at the point of registration. If you are a minor i.e. under the age of sixteen years, you may use our products or services only if the consent is provided by the holder of parental responsibility over you

How Long We Keep Your Personal Data

We retain your information for as long as it is necessary to provide you with the service so that we can fulfil our contractual obligations and rights in relation to the information involved. Where we do not need your information in order to provide the service to you, we retain it only as long as we have a legitimate business purpose in keeping such data or where we are subject to a legal obligation to retain the data. We will also retain your data if necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. For example, we may need to use it to answer your queries about a product or service and as a result may keep personal data while you are still using our product or services. We may also need to keep your personal data for accounting purposes, for example, where you have bought a subscription. If we no longer need your data, we will delete it or make it anonymous by removing all details that identify you. If we have asked for your permission to process your personal data and we have no other lawful grounds to continue with that processing, and you withdraw your permission, we will delete your personal data.

Access to Personal Information

You may access or modify your personal information by signing on to the website. We will not modify the information provided by you. However, you must update your personal information as soon as such changes are necessitated.

Upon your request, we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law(s). However, we will retain the required personal information from closed accounts to comply with law; avoid/check illegal and/or potentially prohibited activities and to enforce user agreements; comply with any court judgment/decree/order/directive/legal & government authority/applicable law; investigate potential violations or applicable national & international laws; investigate deliberate damage to the website/services or its legitimate operation; detect, prevent, or otherwise address security and/or technical issues; safeguard the rights, property or safety of company and/or its directors, employees and the general public at large; respond to claims of third parties; and take such other actions as may be permitted by law.

Your Rights Covering Your Personal Data We Have

If you would like to have a copy of the personal data we hold on you or if you think that we hold incorrect personal data about you, please write to us at sales.risingasia1@gmail.com and sales.risingasia@gmail.com. We will deal with requests for copies of your personal data or for correction of your personal data within one month. If your request is complicated or if you have made a large number of requests, it may take us longer. We will let you know if we need longer than one month to respond. You will not have to pay a fee to obtain a copy of your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive.

Deleting Your Information

You may submit a request to access or delete the information we have collected about you by sending your request to us at sales.risingasia1@gmail.com and sales.risingasia@gmail.com. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law and subject to proper verification.

Communicate With Us

For any complaint related to our services or content of the website the aggrieved person may raise a query/complaint within a period of 7 (seven) days from the date of first publication to the following email addresses:

Email: sales.risingasia1@gmail.com and sales.risingasia@gmail.com