Privacy Policy


We, Tamil Nadu Open University, do not collect any specific personal information like Name, Mobile Number, E-mail ID, etc., from you unless you choose to provide the information to us. We do not provide, share, sell, transfer or disseminate any personal information volunteered on this website to a third party (public/private). Any information provided to this Portal will be protected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction to the extent possible.

If the Centre for University Informatics, Tamil Nadu Open University requests you to provide personal information, for registration or other activities, you will be informed for the particular purpose for which the information is gathered and adequate security measures will be taken to protect your personal information.

This website gathers 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. However, no attempt is made to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting this site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected or the department wants such information for any specific queries.

Hyper Linking Policy

At many places in this Website, you may find links to other websites/portals. These links have been placed for users’ convenience. We are not responsible for the contents and reliability of the linked websites. The privacy policies and procedures described here for Tamil Nadu Open University do not apply to any external links. Mere presence of the link 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.

Copyright Policy

The contents published in this website are primarily owned by the Tamil Nadu Open University. No contents of this website will be reproduced without getting proper prior permission from the Registrar/ Authorities of TNOU. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context and as per the guidelines provided by the Centre for University Informatics, TNOU. 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 of TNOU / copyright holders concerned.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

This website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the website, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the website for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology. However, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Information Collected from Interactive Forms

On some of our web pages we offer interactive forms that let you voluntarily submit personal information (such as your e-mail address, name, or organization). This may occurs, when you are registering for online counselling, various tests, quizzes, seminars, workshops, or training sessions offered by Tamil Nadu Open University. In those cases, all submitted information is used only for the purposes for which it is intended and is not made available to any third party.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. All changes will be notified by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy statement of this site, or your dealings with this Website, you may contact the University by using the details given below:

Centre for University Informatics

Tamil Nadu Open University

577-Anna Salai, Saidapet

Chennai – 600015