Sri Bhaini Sahib

Official website of central religious place for Namdhari Sect

Privacy Policy

Vishav Namdhari Sangat (India) strongly believes in protecting the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our members and visitors to our websites. Since the protection of your privacy is of great importance to us, we have created this privacy policy to communicate our practices regarding the collection and dissemination of personal information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, address, phone number or e-mail address or any other information provided to us by our members and website visitors.

These policies do not extend to external sites (excluding other VNS websites) which may be linked from our site. Please check with these websites and organisations for their policies regarding data privacy, including the use of "cookies".

Why does Vishav Namdhari Sangat ask for my information?
In order to participate in some activities, you might be asked to provide some personal information. This could be in connection with any one or a combination of the following:

  •     Making a donation online
  •     Sending personalised e-mail messages when participating in alerts
  •     Participating in contests, surveys, petitions, information pack requests and giveaways
  •     Subscribing to VNS e-news lists

What information does VNS collect?
We do not collect personal information from our visitors other than what is supplied to us on a voluntary basis.

How does VNS use the information gathered from the above sources?
We use your information to send you details about our campaigns, events, activities, local volunteer opportunities, alerts and membership.

VNS also uses information gathered via our websites to improve our web-based campaigns. VNS performs statistical analyses of aggregate user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of various areas on our websites. We use such information to improve our website's abilities to serve you better.

Does VNS use "cookies" on its websites?
VNS uses cookies on some web pages. A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on a visitor's hard drive but that does not itself contain any personal information. Cookies enhance a visitor's experience by saving the visitor from having to log in or provide information each time he or she revisits a web page on and by customising content based on a visitor's interests. Visitors can configure their browsers to be alerted when a site is attempting to send a cookie and refuse the cookie, although some VNS e-commerce pages will not function properly without accepting cookies.

VNS also uses cookies to administer the website, track visitor movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

In order to provide you with better and more relevant information, we compile details about e-mail response and website usage. This information helps us to better understand site usage patterns as well as what types of content and information may help improve your user experience on VNS websites.

All e-mail messages sent to e-mail newsletter subscribers contain a link to unsubscribe or to modify your profile. You may subscribe or unsubscribe to any e-news or e-mail communication from VNS at any time.

If you have any questions about VNS newsletters, please e-mail

How does VNS protect your information?
VNS is extremely protective of the information gathered from its members and through its website. Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our web server is located in a locked, secure environment.

When you contribute to VNS online, we use a secure server and encryption to protect your financial and other personal information during transmission.

Location tracking
Mobile application allows to know the sunrise and sunset time for reciting religious hymns in timely manner. For this option to work, We have to enable mobile location tracking for users device. This information about location is not stored, shared or mapped with your device ID locally or on the server.

Does VNS rent, sell or trade my information?
VNS does not sell the infomation gathered from the visitors and is only used by VNS for lawfull means only.

If you would like VNS and its international bodies to contact you using the information provided on this form to keep you updated on our campaigns and future activities, please click here to provide your preferred contact details.

The easiest method to correct and/or change other information regarding your membership is by clicking here.

If you live outside India, we may share your contact details with VNS international bodies in order to keep you apprised of developments in various activities in your part of the world.

How can I delete my information collected by VNS?
You can ask for deletion of your information and account by submitting a request to from your registered email address with us. Your information & account will be deleted between 15 to 20 working days from receiving such request and a confirmation email will be sent to the you once information & account has been deleted.

Additional Questions
If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information that we have collected from you online, the practices of this site or your interaction with this website, click here to e-mail us.

You can also contact us in writing at the following address:

Vishav Namdhari Sangat
Gurdwara Sri Bhaini Sahib
Ludhiana - 141126
Punjab, India