A BMM Matrimonial Initiative for Maharashtrians in North America

Before you read the privacy policy please note the following:

  • Reshimgathee is an initiative executed by Bruhan Maharashtra Mandal as a service to people of Maharashtrian origin living in North America. This is solely a volunteer-based project with no remuneration provided to any office-bearers and volunteers.
  • This website provides a platform for introducing people of Maharashtrian origin who are willing to find prospective lawful alliances.
  • This Privacy policy is subject to change at any time without notice. To make sure you are aware of any changes, please review this policy periodically.
  • By visiting this Website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the same, you are advised not to use or access our Website.
  • By mere use of the Website, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.

Where does this privacy policy apply:

This Privacy Policy applies to websites, apps, events and other services provided by the Reshimgathee initiative.

Some services like Meetupsmay require their own unique privacy policy. If a particular service has its own privacy policy, then that policy -- not this Privacy Policy -- applies.

Reshimgathee gathers following types of information from you:

  1. Information you submit directly
  2. Information not directly submitted by you
  3. Information we receive from others

  1. Information submitted by you directly:
  2. In order to avail the service you provide the following information:-

    • While registering for our service, you share with us your personal details, such as name, your gender, date of birth, contact details, educational qualification, employment details, photos, marital status and your interests etc...
    • When you avail for a paid service, you provide us or our payment service provider with information, such as your debit or credit card number or UPI.
    • Testimonials submitted by you including your success story and photos.
    • Information submitted by you voluntarily while participating in surveys contest, promotions or events.
    • Details shared with our customer care team. (This information used to monitor or for training purposes and to ensure a better service).
    • You have the option to send interesting profiles/ articles to your friends. We will use your friend's email address only to send a one-time message to them per request. Then they will never ever hear from us again unless they voluntarily subscribe to our services.
    • Your chats and messages with other users as well as the content you publish will be processed as a part of the service.
  3. Information not directly submitted by you:
    • User activity
    • We collect information about your activity on our services, such as date and time you logged in, features you've been using, searches, clicks and pages visited by you, your interaction with other users including messages exchanged.

    • Device Information
    • We collect information from and about the device(s) such as IP address, device ID and type, device-specification and apps settings, app error reports, browser type and version, operating system, identifiers associated with cookies or other technologies that may uniquely identify your device or browser.

    • SMS permission
    • We need SMS permission for authenticating transactions via OTP, sent by the Payment Gateway

      Information we receive from others

  4. In addition to the information you provide us directly, we receive information about you from others, such as:
  5. Complaints received from other users

Cookies Policy:

  1. What are cookies?
  2. Cookies are small text files that are sent to or accessed from your browser. A cookie typically containsthe name of the domain from which the cookie originated, the "lifetime" of the cookie (i.e., when itexpires). A cookie also may contain information about your browsing history and activities conductedwhile using our services.

  3. What are the types of Cookies?
  4. First Party and Third Party Cookies:

    • First Party Cookies are set by us while you access the Site. These cookies often serve to give memory tothe website about your data and preference.
    • Third Party Cookies are cookies that are set by our partners and service providers. The aim of third partycookies are often to collect certain information to carry out various research into behavior, demographicsand not least for targeted marketing.
  5. What do we use cookies for?
  6. We and our third-party partners, such as our advertising and analytics partners use cookies, web beaconsand other technologies to collect information:-

    1. to improve and customize our products and websites ("the Services"),
    2. to help us understand how our website is being used and your experience thereon;
    3. to allow you to access and use the Services without re-entering your login credential;
    4. to remember your preferences/interests and to display relevant matching profiles as per yourinterest
  7. How can you opt out?
  8. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers contain a functionthat allows a user to deny the cookie feature. You can also delete cookie files from your web browser atyour discretion.

    Please note that the use of cookies is a necessary part of our service and is necessary if you wish toaccess our Site. Disabling the cookie feature on your browser or deleting cookie files from your browseryou will not be able to use all aspects of our Site and services.

    Please note that cookies are used only to recollect information sent to your browser from our Site. WeCANNOT access any information not sent by us.

    This Cookies Policy may be updated from time to time. To check the updated policy please visit thispage regularly.

How does Reshimgathee use the information collected from you?

  • To provide the Service
  • To manage your account
  • To provide you with customer support
  • To conduct research and analysis about your use of our services for providing better services
  • To communicate with you by email, phone about services, promotions or offers that may be of your interest.

With whom does Reshimgathee share your information?

Except where you are expressly informed on the site or as described in this privacy policy we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information.

  1. With other users:
  2. We publish the information shared by you with other users to provide the services. The information so published are provided by you and be cautious as what you share with other users. You can always control your privacy setting by visiting the "setting/privacy option" page.

  3. With our service providers and partners:
  4. We may use third party service providers to provide website and application development, hosting, maintenance, backup, storage, payment processing, analysis and other services for us, which may require them to access or use information about you. If a service provider needs to access information about you to perform services on our behalf, they do so under close instruction from us, including policies and procedures designed to protect your information. All of our service providers and partners agree to strict confidentiality obligations.

  5. With law enforcement agencies
  6. We will disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, other members interest and protection and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

How does Reshimgathee secure your information?

While we implement safeguards designed to protect your information, no security system is impenetrable and due to the inherent nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that data, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our systems or otherwise in our care, is absolutely safe from intrusion by others.

When our registration/order process asks you to enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number), such information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us. All your information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our custody. Only volunteers who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

How does one control or modify one’s information on Reshimgathee website?

Please log into your account to access, edit and update information that you provided to Reshimgathee.

How long is your information retained by Reshimgathee?

Reshimgathee keeps your personal information only as long as you use our service and also as permitted/required by applicable law.In practice, we delete or anonymize your information upon deletion of your account, unless the same is required for to comply with legal obligations, fraud prevention, take actions we deem necessary to protect the integrity of our website or our users, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements, to support business operations, and to continue to develop and improve our Services. We retain information for better services, and we only use the information to analyze about the use of our Services, not to specifically analyze personal characteristics about you.

Your rights

We want you to be in control of your information, so we have provided you with the following tools:

  • Access / Update tools in the service. Tools and account settings that help you to access, rectify or delete information that you provided to us and that’s associated with your account directly within the service. If you have any question on those tools and settings, please contact us at
  • Device permissions. Mobile platforms have permission systems for specific types of device data and notifications, such as phone book and location services as well as push notifications. You can change your settings on your device to either consent or oppose the collection of the corresponding information or the display of the corresponding notifications. Of course, if you do that, certain services may lose full functionality.
  • Deletion. You can delete your account by using the corresponding functionality directly on the service.
  • We want you to be aware of your privacy rights. Here are a few key points to remember:

    1. You can request a copy of your personal information by putting in such a request to
    2. If you believe that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or that we are no longer entitled to use it and want to request its rectification, deletion or object to its processing, please contact us at For your protection and the protection of all of our users, we may ask you to provide proof of identity before we can answer the above requests. Please do keep in mind, we may reject requests for certain reasons, including if the request is unlawful or if it may infringe on trade secrets or intellectual property or the privacy of another user.
    3. If you wish to receive information relating to another user, such as a copy of any messages you received from him or her through our service, the other user will have to contact us to provide their written consent before the information is released.
    4. You can stop all information collection by an app by uninstalling it using the standard uninstall process for your device. If you uninstall the app from your mobile device, the unique identifier associated with your device will continue to be stored. If you re-install the application on the same mobile device, we will be able to re-associate this identifier to your previous transactions and activities.
    5. In case you have concerns about our processes regarding your personal data processing, please contact Reshimgathee CustomerService at Reshimgathee@bmmonline.orgfirst so that we can try to resolve your concerns without the need of outside assistance. Ifyou choose to pursue a claim against Reshimgathee, these terms will apply.
      1. Governing law
      2. Illinois Law applies to the terms of this Contract and the venue for any lawsuits shall be

        Dupage County, Illinois.

      3. Venue
      4. Any claims that are not submitted to arbitration for any reason must be litigated in DupageCounty, Illinois. All claims arising out of or relating to this Agreement, to our Services, or toyour relationship with Reshimgathee will be litigated exclusively in Dupage County, Illinois,U.S.A. You and Reshimgathee consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of courts in theState of Illinois and waive any claim that such courts constitute an inconvenient forum.

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