Website Terms

Privacy Policy

The Hindu Temple Society is committed to protecting your privacy.

Any information that we collect is used to provide the best possible experience for visitors. By using a web site maintained by the Hindu Temple Society, you agree to the terms set forth below. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use this website.

Privacy Policy

The Hindu Temple Society reviews our Privacy Policy periodically, and we reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. This page should be reviewed from time to time, so that you can be aware of any changes. This Privacy Policy applies to all websites produced and operated by the Hindu Temple Society. If you want to communicate with us about our Privacy Policy, email us at [email protected], or write us at: Hindu Temple Society, 450 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211

Collection & Use

The Hindu Temple Society recognizes the privacy concerns of users of our websites on the Internet and the importance of protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information collected from them. As a general policy, no personally identifiable information, such as a visitor’s name, address, email address, telephone number, or credit card information is automatically collected on our websites. Such information is collected only when it is knowingly and voluntarily submitted, and the Hindu Temple Society uses such information only for the purpose for which it was submitted, unless we disclose other uses in this policy or at the time of collection.

We maintain reasonable and appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of such information in our possession. The Hindu Temple Society does not sell personally identifiable information to third parties. The Hindu Temple Society will not disclose, sell, trade, or rent personal information it collects to outside parties. We reserve the right to monitor visitor traffic patterns and website usage to help us develop the design and layout of our websites to enhance your online experience.


Our technology partners use industry-leading Internet security technology and practices. They use secure server software (SSL) that encrypts the information you input before you send it to us. All of the data is protected against unauthorized access, as indicated by the secure icon on your browser.


Cookies are small bits of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive to enable us to do a number of things to make your visit and future visits more enjoyable. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information about you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to prevent that. Users should consult their browser help files for instructions on how to refuse cookies. Visitors may also receive cookies from third parties, but the Hindu Temple Society cannot control the content of those cookies.


The Hindu Temple Society may run promotions on our websites that require submission of personally identifiable information by participants. The Hindu Temple Society may use the information collected in the aggregate so we can determine, for example, how many visitors to our website participated in the promotion. Promotions are subject to change without notice.


Our websites may be linked to or from other websites that are not operated by the Hindu Temple Society or any company affiliated with the Hindu Temple Society. The Hindu Temple Society is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these third-party websites. Our websites may also be linked to websites operated by companies affiliated with the Hindu Temple Society. Visitors to those websites should refer to their separate privacy policies and practices.

Technology Providers

The Hindu Temple Society partners with several technology providers in order to deliver the best possible online experience to visitors. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the Privacy Policies of these providers by following the links below:

Legal Disclaimer

Thank you for taking the time to visit this The Hindu Temple Society website and reviewing our Legal Disclaimer.

Disclaimer of Liability:

In preparation of this site, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in information may occur, and information may become dated. In particular, but without limiting anything stated herein, the Hindu Temple Society disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy or timeliness of the information that may be contained on the Hindu Temple Society’s websites. The Hindu Temple Society also reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice. If misleading, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate information is brought to our attention, a reasonable effort will be made to fix or remove it. Please contact [email protected] with any concerns.

Links to Third Party Websites:

The documents on this website may serve to provide access to the World Wide Web. Because the Hindu Temple Society website connects to the Internet, once you leave the he Hindu Temple Society website, the Hindu Temple Society cannot control the information you access. The Hindu Temple Society links to external websites in the hope that users will find reference material on related subjects. The Hindu Temple Society does not control those sites and is not responsible for the content included in them, including without limitation, any subsequent links contained within a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site. Each individual site has its own set of policies about what information is appropriate for public access. The Hindu Temple Society is not responsible for any information or material located at any site other than official the Hindu Temple Society websites.

Disclaimer of Reliability:

The Hindu Temple Society makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this website, its suitability for use, or that this web service will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Disclaimer of Damages:

By using the Hindu Temple Society website, you assume all risks associated with the use of the site, including any risk to your computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file that might be transmitted or activated via the Hindu Temple Society website or your access to it. The Hindu Temple Society shall not be liable for any damages of any kind (general, special, incidental or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits) resulting from the use or misuse of the information contained in an The Hindu Temple Society website.

Disclaimer of Endorsement:

Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Hindu Temple Society. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Hindu Temple Society, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Website Acknowledgement 

Concept and design by a dedicated team of HTS volunteers; Vikash Agrawal, Tarun Narravula, Vijay Orungati, and Mukti Sarma.

Website developed by Etransmedia Technology Marketing Team: Aira Agrawal, Amber Bent and Connie Smith.

We want to thank Vikash and Vikram Agrawal for their donation of talent and technical resources for development of this website for the Hindu Temple Society.