Terms & Conditions

This Atmavalokana website (hereinafter referred to as the “Portal”) is designed and maintained by the Atmavalokana team. Any misuse of this Portal or any of its components is strictly prohibited and may lead to initiation of legal action. Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and correctness of the content on this Portal, the same should not be construed as a legally binding statement and/or used for any legal purposes.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the applicable laws in India.

Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for reviewing our Privacy Policy. Please read it carefully to understand how the Atmavalokana Portal collects and uses the information provided by you, some of which may personally identify you.

  1. Atmavalokana limits the collection, use, disclosure or storage of information to that which reasonably serves the Atmavalokana Team lawful functions, administrative purposes, research and analysis, internal processing or other legally required purposes. By providing the requested information, you express your consent for use of such information by Atmavalokana.
  2. Atmavalokana may gather certain information about a user, including but not limited to, Internet protocol (IP) addresses, domain names, browser type, operating system, the date and/or time of the visit, the pages visited etc. Portal makes no active attempts to link such information with the identity of individuals visiting this Portal unless so required as per law; or for purposes of investigating, preventing, managing, recording or responding to unlawful, unauthorized, fraudulent or other unethical conduct, or for any other law enforcement purposes.
  3. Atmavalokana does not sell or trade the information collected through this Portal. Atmavalokana does not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
  4. Atmavalokana may disclose information collected through this Portal for, inter alia, the discharge of its functions; in response to court orders, legal proceedings or requirements of law enforcement; in furtherance of public interest, or as required by law.
  5. Atmavalokana implements reasonable security practices and measures to safeguard information provided to this Portal against loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
  6. Users are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy, confidentiality and security of their credentials to login and access this portal. If users disclose their credentials or other details to third parties, Atmavalokana shall not be responsible for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, damages or other repercussions arising from the use of or inability to use the Portal, or any of its contents, or from any action taken or refrained from being taken.
  7. This Portal contains links to other websites. When you leave this Portal, you will be visiting external/third-party sites that may not be under Atmavalokana’s control. Such other sites may deploy their own tools to users, collect data, or solicit personal information. The privacy policies and other terms and conditions described for this Portal do not extend to any external link.
  8. The terms and conditions stated under this Privacy Policy may be revised or amended periodically, and the latest date of revision will be mentioned on this page. In the event of any changes or revisions, the same will be posted on this Portal so that the user may be informed of the latest amendments in this Privacy Policy.

Copyright Policy

  1. The use of this Portal does not give any user the ownership, interest or right in or of any intellectual property rights contained therein or the content thereof.
  2. Any material featured on this Portal may be reproduced free of charge, provided such material is reproduced accurately, in its true context and connotation, and is not used in any derogatory or misleading manner whatsoever. Wherever such material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently and correctly acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being the intellectual property of a third party.
  3. Some features on this Portal may require users to upload, submit, store, send or receive information. The portal disclaims any liability or responsibility for such user-generated information.

Hyperlinking Policy

Links to external websites

This Portal provides hyperlinks to other locations or websites on the Internet. However, by providing such hyperlinks to external webpages, the portal shall not be deemed to endorse, recommend, approve, guarantee or introduce any third parties or the services/ products they provide on their websites, or to have any form of cooperation with such third parties and websites unless otherwise stated by the Atmavalokana team. When you select a link to an external website, you are leaving this Portal and are subject to the privacy and security policies of such external website.

The portal does not guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times. The portal does not guarantee that linked websites comply with Government of Karnataka or Government of India Web Guidelines.

Links to this Portal by other websites

The portal restricts linking to this Portal or information hosted on this Portal without prior permission. Further, the Department does not permit webpages of this Portal to be loaded into frames on other websites. Upon approval from the Atmavalokana team, webpages belonging to this Portal may be loaded into a newly opened browser window only.


The material contained on this Portal is for general information. It is not intended to be medical, political, religious or legal advice on any particular matter. Since, the contents of this Portal are dynamic in nature, users are advised, in their own interest, to refer to relevant publications.