KINSS (Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune) ensures the safety and security of any information shared by you while using this website.
The information we mainly ask for is –
Personal/demographic information such as likes, dislikes, interests
Academic qualification and course details you wish to apply for
Financial information (while filling the form) for financial purpose
How do we use this data?
The information gathered through this website allow us to understand you and your needs. It allows us to meet your requirements and provide you with better services. This information assists us to build our internal database, which could be used to enhance our marketing techniques. It helps us to keep you posted with our upcoming programs that you may find interesting. The database is used purely for uplift of the institution in terms of possible accommodations of your interests. We may contact you via emails, phone or SMS and update you on our new programs, share surveys with you for quality and market research purpose.
Safety and Security
We at KINSS are obligated to safeguarding your information. To have this done, we have followed the protocols ensuring that there is no unauthorized access. Every piece of information collected online is kept in a secure place physically and electronically following all managerial procedures to safeguard it.
A pop-up dialogue box opens on your laptop to accept or deny cookies. It is a small file, which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the website is added to your computer to have a quick access in future. It connects with your likes and dislikes and records your preferences.
We use essential and functional cookies that help to identify which pages are being used. This information will be used to understand the needs of clients and update our website to meet up with the users’ needs. The information will be used only for statistical analysis. Cookies help us monitor our services and get better at them. It does not in any way provide us with an access to your computer. You may decide to accept or decline cookies. However declining cookies might prevent you from accessing the website thoroughly and completely.
Links to other websites
Controlling your personal information
You may decide to restrict the data collection or use of information provided by you by:
Checking the box indicating that you do not wish the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
if you have agreed on it previously, you may change your mind at any time by unclicking it.
KINSS will not sell, share, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we get permission from you or if we are required by law to do so. It is likely that we may use your personal information (with your permission) to share promotional information about third parties which might interest you.
You may request for the data containing details of personal information we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. It will carry a minimum charge. If you would like a copy of the information held about you, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
The content of the website is for general purposes only. It is provided by Karve Institute of Social Service. The institute attempts to update the information from time to time, however we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any dependence that you place on such content is therefore strictly at your own risk.
Karve Institute of Social Service will not be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
Inclusion of other links does not imply a recommendation or endorsement. The other websites linked are not under the control of or governed by KINSS, Pune.
Attempts are made to maintain the website and to keep it up and running smoothly. Having said so KINSS, Pune does not take any responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website to be temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS “TOU”) CAREFULLY. THIS AGREEMENT GOVERNS YOUR USE OF WWW.KARVEINSTITUTE.EDU.IN
By using this website, you represent and warrant that you are over the age of 18 and are lawfully able to accept these website terms and conditions of use. If you are using the website on behalf of any entity, you further represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these website terms and conditions on such entity’s behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune for violations of these website terms and conditions.
Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune College of Social Work may revise and update these TOU at any time and without notice. Your continued access or use of this website after any such changes are posted will constitute your acceptance of these changes and you would be bound by the amended TOU.
OWNERSHIP OF THE SITE AND ITS CONTENTS
All Academic courses affiliated to university, other autonomous course information fee structure and research & consultancy services described or depicted on this website are subject to change at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to ascertain and follow all applicable rules of the institute, university, UGC and government regarding the admissions of the affiliated and nonaffiliated courses, and consultancy services from this website. By taking an admission in the institute you agree to follow all the stated rules of the institute, university, UGC and state and central government.
USE OF THE WEBSITE
This website and contents are intended for academic and social services. You may not use this website or the contents for any personal purpose. You are specifically prohibited from:
(a) Downloading, copying, or re-transmitting any or all the website or Content without, or in violation of, a written license or agreement with Karve Institute of Social Service
(b) Using any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods
(c) Manipulating or otherwise displaying the website or the Content by using framing, linking, meta-tag or similar navigational technology
(d) Registering, subscribing, unsubscribing, or attempting to register, subscribe, or unsubscribe any party for any academic content or services if you are not expressly authorized by such party to do so
(e) Using the website or the Contents other than for its intended purpose
Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including, not limited to, copyright and trademark laws, publicity and privacy laws, moral rights, and applicable communications regulations and statutes.
You represent and warrant that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including, not limited to, those relating to the Internet, data, e-mail, copyright, trademarks, patent, privacy, and the transmission of technical data exported from India or the country in which you reside. You further warrant that you will not interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse this website or any system resources, services or networks connected to or accessible through this website. You are allowed to use this website only for lawful purposes and activities.
REGISTRATION DATA AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
In consideration of your use of the website, you agree to:
(a) Provide correct, accurate, current, and complete information about you as may be prompted by admission or any registration forms on the website (“Admission/ Registration Data”)
(b) Maintain and promptly update the admission form or Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune, to keep it accurate, current, and complete
(c) Maintain the security of your password and identification
(d) Notify Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or other breach of security
(e) Accept all responsibility for any and all activities from your account, and
(f) Accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune registered trust and Society is the sole owner and lawful licensee of all the rights to the website and its content. All materials on this website, including, but not limited to, design, layout, images, text, graphics, sound, video, trade-dress, trademarks, patents are the property of Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune and are protected by all the applicable laws, including, not limited to, copyright, trademark, trade names, patents, internet domain names, data protection, IT Act, privacy and publicity rights and other similar rights and statutes. Use of any Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune content without the express written permission and licensee to use is strictly prohibited. All titles, ownership and intellectual property rights in the website and its content shall remain with Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune, its affiliates or licensor’s, as the case may be and does not pass on to you or your representatives.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
Any dispute, violation, controversy, contest or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach, termination or validity thereof (hereinafter the “Disputes”) shall be resolved amicably in the first instance. The Parties agree to meet to resolve such dispute in good faith. Should such a solution not be reached, within  thirty days from the date of commencement of the dispute, difference or disagreement or such longer period of time as may be mutually agreed by the Parties in writing, such dispute, difference or disagreement shall be referred to Arbitration and shall be finally resolved through arbitration conducted by a tribunal of three arbitrators, with the right of each party to appoint an arbitrator, who in turn will appoint a Presiding Arbitrator. The Presiding Arbitrator shall pass a speaking award. Any order/directions/awards of the majority of the tribunal shall be final and binding on both the parties. The arbitration proceedings shall be in accordance with the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 and Rules there under as at present in force. The seat of arbitration shall be Pune, India. The arbitration shall be administered in accordance with its practice, rules and regulations. If the award passed in the Arbitration proceeding is not acceptable to any of the Party, then the Party is free to approach the appropriate court of law as agreed herein below. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of India without giving effect to their conflict of laws principles or rules. The courts at Pune, India shall have exclusive Jurisdiction.
Notwithstanding any of these website terms and conditions, Karve Institute of Social Service, Pune reserves the right, without notice in its sole discretion, to terminate your account and/or block your use of the website. Upon termination, you must destroy and cease to use all materials obtained from this website, copies and related documentation thereof with immediate
In case you feel that the admission and other services received are not as shown on the site or as per your expectations, you must bring it to the notice of our Institute office within 2 working days. The institute administration, after looking into your complaint, will take an appropriate decision.
Refund of Application/Registration Fee
Candidates will submit their form online using the link given on the website. They can pay the application fees and service charges using modes of payment available- Credit-Debit, Net Banking, and PhonePay. Once the payment is done and necessary documents have been uploaded for eg. scanned copy of the candidate's photograph, scanned copy of the candidate's signature, scanned copy of various certificates, the application will be considered complete, and candidates will receive an automated email of successful payment. Candidates must save their form as a pdf document and email as a receipt of their payment for future use.
Candidates are highly advised to go through prospectus carefully for eligibility criteria and other aspects related to admission for each program. A candidate applying for a program for which he/she is not eligible will not be given a refund of application fees.
The form fee once paid is nonrefundable. Candidates who end up paying the application fees using the payment gateway more than once will be given a refund of the extra amount paid within 30 days. However such candidates are supposed to send an email attaching the evidence of an extra payment.
If a candidate is found to have given incorrect details about his/her academic qualification, personal details, caste details he/she will be disqualified and will not be given a refund of the application fees.