Web Site Policies

Hyperlinking Policy

Links to external websites/portals

At many places in this website, you may find links to other websites/portals. This links have been placed for your convenience. Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, is not responsible for the accuracy of the contents and reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Mere presence of the links or its listing on this portal 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 Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, website by other websites/portals

Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, does not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this portal and no prior permission is required for the same. However , we should 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.

Copyright Policy

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 could be the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned and the Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, would not be liable for any violation by visitors to this site in this regard.

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.

Site Visit data
This website records your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes -your server's 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 a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider's logs.

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

Email Management
Your email address will only be recorded if you choose to send a message. It will only be used for the purposes for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and will not be disclosed, without your consent.

Collection of Personal Information
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.

Terms and Conditions

This website is designed, developed and maintained by National Informatics Centre and content provided by the Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu.

Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content on this website, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. In case of any ambiguity or doubts, users are advised to verify / check with the Department and to obtain appropriate professional advice. This Department will not be responsible for any inadvertent errors/inaccuracies which may have crept in.

Under no circumstances will this Department be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

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 jurisdiction of the courts of Tamil Nadu.

The information posted on this website could include hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other Government organisations. Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, is providing these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, website and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners / sponsors of the outside website.

Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, does not guarantee the availability or accuracy of such linked pages at all times.

Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, cannot authorise the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites. Users are advised to request such authorisation from the owners of the linked website.

Public Department, Secretariat, Tamil Nadu, does not guarantee that linked websites comply with Indian Government Web Guidelines.

Accesibility Statement

We are committed to ensuring that the Public Department, Secretariat, website is accessible to all users irrespective of device in use, technology or ability. It has been built with the aim of providing maximum accessibility and usability to its visitors.

We have put in our best efforts to ensure that all information on this website is accessible to people with disabilities. For example, a user with visual disability can access this website using assistive technologies, such as text magnifiers. We also aim to be standards compliant and follow principles of usability and universal design, which should help all visitors of this website.

Director, Public Department, Secretariat, is still working towards making its website accessible for persons with disabilities. However, at the current level of development, some of the pages of the website may not be accessible.

Web Information Manager

For any queries regarding this website please contact Web Information Manager.

Public Department,
Secretariat, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Ph: 044-__________
eMail: iasintra[at]tn[dot]gov[dot]in