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Privacy Policy

Our website is Harvard World Records

This privacy policy shows how Harvard World Records protects your data. We take the privacy of data very seriously. All personal data collected through the website will be treated as strictly classified and will only be used as mentioned in this privacy policy. The applicable data protection laws shall be respected in full.


By accessing and/or using the website, you signify your agreement to accept this privacy policy. If you do not agree with any or all of the following terms of the privacy policy, please do not access and/or use the website. From time to time, and at any time, this Privacy Policy may be revised or changed. We will notify you of a material change by placing a notice on this Site or by sending a notice to the primary email address you have provided to us. All users of the HWR Products & Services should review this Privacy Policy periodically to be up to date on our most current privacy policies and practices.


We do not collect your personal information to share or sell to third parties. In general, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, improving the user experience, providing you customer service, and sharing updates about new world records and related content that is available on the website. The data we collect takes two primary forms: Anonymous usage data, and personally identifying information. We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide this information to us within a form on the web page, such as a contact form, application form, newsletter signup form or online store purchase form. We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.


The primary purpose of the collection of personal information is to:

  • allow you to access and use the website.
  • allow us to respond to your requests that you submitted by the means of our contact form and application form.
  • to analyze the traffic on the website to improve its functionalities and services.
  • carry out necessary operations for the maintenance and security of the website for which statistical data is used.

We may obtain information about your name, email address, date of birth, age, device, device ID, contact details, gender, location, pin code, area code, occupation- provided by you either on the website and/or which may be available to the company or other users as a result of you publishing user material on the website and/or which may be available to the company if you access the website through any linked social media platforms. We may also obtain information about you from any e-mails, letters, communication, etc. that you send to us. We may also obtain information collected by cookies or similar technologies. We may receive information that you submit to any third-party website you access from the links contained within the website. The company shall not be responsible for the use or misuse of the same by third-party websites. We may also obtain information about how the website is used by you and all other individual usage patterns on the website. If you access the website through a social media platform, we may collect your user ID or username, any information you have permitted the social media service to share with us, and any information you have made public with the social media service. In such a case, you undertake to comply with the terms of use including the privacy policy of the website and any additional terms and conditions stipulated by such social media platforms. In the event of any inconsistency, the terms of use including the privacy policy of the website shall prevail to the extent of the conflict. We may combine your personal information with information collected from tracking technologies and aggregate it with information collected from other users using the website to attempt to provide you with a better experience on the website. You understand, agree and acknowledge that our collection, storage and processing of your personal information is for a lawful purpose connected with the functioning of the website. You hereby consent to the collection, storage, use, disclosure, transfer, processing of the personal information for the purposes set out herein. We may disclose your personal information in the circumstances set out below and you hereby consent to the same to be shared with: Any third-party service provider to whom disclosure is necessary to enable us to provide you with the services which you wish to access on or through the website; Any person/entity to whom disclosure is necessary for accordance with the applicable law; Any government or statutory authority or court of law or judicial forum to whom disclosure is necessary for accordance with the applicable law; In circumstances we believe necessary or appropriate to respond to valid claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of the company, to protect the safety of the public or any person or user, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity. Any person/entity to whom disclosure is necessary to enable us to enforce our rights; To our associate companies, business partners, agents or third parties for the services or any other marketing and promotional activity is undertaken by or on behalf of the company; Any entity that legally acquires the Company or its website. Please understand that, while we strive to protect your data against potential risks and exposures, there is no absolute security in the online/ internet sphere. Therefore, you must not disclose any information on the website that is sensitive personal data or information. You understand that the transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure and there are risks associated with it. although we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of the same while it is being transmitted to our website and any transmission is at your own risk.


The company will never ask you and you must never provide sensitive personal data or information to the company or any person/entity representing the company. Any disclosure of sensitive personal data or information shall be at your sole risk and without any liability to the company (including its directors, key managerial personnel, officers and employees). You understand, acknowledge and agree that the company or any other person acting on behalf of the company shall not in any manner be responsible for the authenticity of the personal information or sensitive personal data or information provided by you to the company. You must not disclose your: Passwords Financial information such as bank account details, credit card details, debit card details, secure PIN, etc. Physical, physiological and mental health condition Sexual orientation Biometric information National identification numbers And such other sensitive personal data or information Users must note that any information that is freely available or accessible in the public domain shall not be regarded as personal information or sensitive personal data or information for this privacy policy and the company shall not be obliged to take any measures to protect the same since the same is freely available in the public domain. Please note that identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to the company. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information/debit card information/financial PINs and passwords.


This website may contain links to other websites owned and operated by third parties which are not under the control of the company. Any service you visit by a link from the website is solely the responsibility of the third party providing the service. The content of, including materials and information contained on, any third party website to which you link from the website is solely the responsibility of the provider of that third-party website. Any transactions that you enter into with a third party listed on this website or linked from this website are solely between you and the third party. HWR is not responsible for any such third-party website, any products or services sold or provided by such third-party websites, nor the organizations publishing those third party websites, and hereby disclaims any responsibility and liability for the same. The inclusion of any link does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by us of the third-party, of the quality of any product or service, advice, information or other materials displayed, purchased, or obtained by you as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in or in connection with the third party website. The company and website shall not be liable, accountable or responsible for your personal information and/or sensitive personal data or information being used or misused by such third-party websites. Your access and usage of any third-party websites are entirely at your own risk. The company shall not be a party to any transaction between you and a third-party service. Your use of a third-party website is subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policy of that site in addition to these terms of use. In the event of any inconsistency between the governing terms and conditions, the terms of use including the privacy policy of the website shall prevail to the extent of the conflict. You have full control regarding which emails you want to receive. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such emails from us, please write to us instructing for an opt-out. Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period for your opt-out to become effective. If you have any further grievances or queries concerning the website, policy or our services, write to us at info@harvardworldrecords.com


We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and we will not provide your personal information to any third party individual at any time unless strictly compelled to do so by law.

  • We use email marketing to communicate with customers and potential customers from time to time. All email lists and campaigns are “opt-in” meaning we will not send you these sorts of emails unless you indicate that you wish to receive them during signup or other interactions on our website.
  • We may send you “system” emails, such as password reset requests or payment notifications/receipts even if you have not opted-in to email marketing lists.
  • All marketing emails sent by us will include an unsubscribe link in the footer of the email. Emails sent to you may also include standard tracking, including open and click activities.


Our Website includes social media sharing features, such as the Facebook Like button, Twitter Tweet button, Pinterest Pin button and others. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our sites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the companies providing them.


Any of the consents you may provide to us for you or your child can be withdrawn by you at any time. To do so, please contact us at info@harvardworldrecords.com. If you do withdraw your consent(s), this shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing HWR has undertaken before your consent was withdrawn. In addition to your right to withdraw your consent at any time, you also have the right to make the following requests to HWR in regards to the personal data you have provided us:

  • to be provided with a copy, including in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format
  • rectification or erasure (aka the “right to be forgotten”); and
  • to restrict and/ or to object to HWR’s processing


You are always welcome to contact us at info@harvardworldrecords.com. If we know that a child under 13 has provided us with personal data we will delete such information from our records. If you become aware for any reason that your child has provided personal data to us which is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy please contact us and we will delete any personal data we might hold. You may also contact us at any time for inquiry as to if we are holding any personal data concerning your child.


Before you make a payment you must decide to review the refund policy of our organization to make sure you are comfortable with the terms.

  • Application acceptance: The first and foremost thing Harvard World Records does is accepting the applications for recording your attempt under proper guidelines which is free of cost; we take no monetary funds for application submission.
  • Verification first, fees later: HWR always give preference to verification. The best team of judges verifies the video and photos thoroughly. Then at the end we ask for money.
  • This refund policy of Harvard World Records states that we are not eligible to give the refund to any candidate because we in the first place only accept the money when the above two guidelines are completed. After that, only the candidate is eligible to give the fees, before that Harvard does not accept any kind of monetary fund.Lastly surety once the fees are submitted is sure that the world record is made.