The CHAVI web portal requires users to register. The use of this information is to allow the TMC and IIT KGP to continuously improve the image repository as a charitable service. This information may be disclosed to researchers for research purposes, and to other registered repository users for commercial, scientific and educational purposes. Submission of this information is voluntary.

The CHAVI web portal also records IP addresses and aggregated user query information. The user registration data, IP addresses and aggregated user query information are used for TMC and IIT KGP internal reporting purposes only to allow for improvement of the web portal based on users needs. We do not give, share, sell or transfer any personal information to a third party. When inquiries are e-mailed to us, we store the question and the e-mail address information so that we can respond electronically. Unless otherwise required by statute, we do not identify publicly who sends questions or comments to our web site. We will not obtain information that will allow us to personally identify you when you visit our site, unless you chose to provide such information to us. To assure the integrity of information on this server, we reserve the right to monitor system access if malicious actions are taken to disable our on-line services or intentionally gain unauthorised access to CHAVI systems.