Website Policies

1. Copyright policy

Material featured on this website may be reproduced free of charge after taking proper permission by sending a mail to us. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India.

2. 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. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 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. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of linked pages.

Links to our website by other websites

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this website and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to this website so that you can be informed of any changes or updates therein. Also, 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.

3. Privacy Policy

This website does not automatically capture any specific personal information from you, (like name, phone number or e-mail address), that allows us to identify you individually.

Wherever the Website requests you to provide personal information, you will be informed for the particular purposes for which the information is gathered, and adequate security measures will be taken to protect your personal information.

We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the website site to any third party (public/private). Any information provided to this Website will be protected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

We may gather certain information about the user, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

4. User Registration Policy

The users will not misuse the content of the website or quote its content in any other possible form that could harm or demean the content on this portal. The users shall use the system as per the standard usage guidelines or process as defined. The data captured as part of registration process shall be used to send the relevant communication on both email and SMS. Access and use of theservices provided by DGFT website is subject to your acceptance of the above terms. By accepting these terms and conditions you agree to be bound by the above terms. If you disagree with any part, you may not access the foresaid services. 

5. Cookie Policy

A cookie is a piece of software code that an internet web site sends to your browser when you access information at that site. A cookie is stored as a simple text file on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Cookies let you navigate between pages efficiently as they store your preferences, and generally improve your experience of a website. This website uses the following types of cookies to enhance your experience and interactivity:

a) Analytics cookies for anonymously remembering your computer or mobile device when you visit our website to keep track of browsing patterns.

b) Service cookies for helping us to make our website work efficiently, remembering your registration and login details, settings preferences, and keeping track of the pages you view.

c) Non-persistent cookies a.k.a per-session cookies. Per-session cookies serve technical purposes of providing seamless navigation. These cookies do not collect personal information on users, and they are deleted as soon as you leave our website. The cookies do not permanently record data and they are not stored on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies are stored in memory and are only available during an active browser session. Again, once you close your browser, the cookie disappears.

You may note additionally that when you visit website, you may be required to accept cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that the website may not function properly.