About the portal, hyperlinking, copyright and privacy policies(wp)

This is the Official Portal of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. The portal has been developed to provide a single window access to the information and services being provided by this Department for the citizens and other stakeholders. An attempt has been made through this portal to provide comprehensive, accurate, reliable and one stop source of information and links at various places, too, have been provided to other websites. It is our endeavor to continue the enhancement and enrichment of this portal in terms of content coverage, design and technology on a regular basis.

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to our site so that you can be informed of any changes or updations therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our Department’s pages must load into a newly opened browser window of the user.

Material featured on this site may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Where the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged.

However, the permission to reproduce this material does not extend to any material on this site which is explicitly identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

As a general rule, this website does not collect Personal Information about you when you visit the site. You can generally visit the site without revealing Personal Information, unless you choose to provide such information.

Hyperlinking Policy

Links to external websites/portals

At many places in this website, you shall find links to other websites/portals. These links have been placed for your convenience. DBT is not responsible for the contents and reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Mere presence of the link or its listing on this website should not be assumed as endorsement of any kind. DBT can neither guarantee that these links will work all the time nor it has any control over availability of linked pages. Any query regarding the contents of linked pages of external website, please contact the webmaster of the concerned website.

Links to DBT website by other websites

DBT does not object to linking directly to the information that is hosted on this website and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages belonging to this website must load into a newly opened browser window of the User.

Copyright Policy

The information/material on this website is subject to copyright protection. The material which is meant for download purposes can be downloaded without requiring specific permission. Any other proposed use of material is subject to the approval of DBT Directorate. Application for obtaining such permission should be made the web administrator of this website.

Privacy Policy

As a general rule, this website does not collect Personal Information about you when you visit the site. You can generally visit the site without revealing Personal Information, unless you choose to provide such information through online query, feedback, online registration for a specific training course etc. The information received depends upon what you do when visiting the site.

Site visit data: This website records your visit logs and the following information for statistical purposes - your servers address; the name of the top-level domain from which you access the Internet (for example, .gov, .com, .in, etc); the type of browser you use; the date and time you access the site; the pages you have accessed and the documents downloaded and the previous Internet address from which you linked directly to the site. We will not identify users or their browsing activities, except when where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service providers logs.

Cookies: A cookie is a piece of information that an Internet web site sends to your browser when you access information at that site. This site does not use cookies.

Email management - collection of Personal Information: Your email address will only be recorded if you choose to send a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and will not be disclosed, without your consent. If you are asked for any other Personal Information you will be informed how it will be used if you choose to give it. If at any time you believe the principles referred to in this privacy statement have not been followed, or have any other comments on these principles, please notify the webmaster through the contact us page.

Note:The use of the term Personal Information in this privacy statement refers to any information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.