Website Policies

Copyright Policy.


Material featured on this Portal 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. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned. 

Content Contribution, Moderation & Approval (CMAP) Policy.


Content is contributed by authorized contributors in a consistent fashion to maintainuniformity and to bring in standardization. In order to present the content as per therequirement of the viewer, and to retrieve the relevant content efficiently, it is contributedthrough a Content Management System which is web-based. Once the content iscontributed levels and is role based. If the content is rejected at any level then it isreverted back to the it is approved and moderated prior to being published on thewebsite. The moderation is two originator of the content for modification.

Content Archival (CAP) Policy.


Each of the content components that are valid for a particular period of time is accompanied by a validity date. For some of the components the validity date may not be known i.e., the content is stated to be perpetual. Under no circumstances, any content is to be displayed on the portal after the validity date.

Content Review (CRP) Policy.


The Website is the face of the National Institute of technology Srinagar disseminating information and services. It is therefore required to keep the content on the website current and up-to-date and hence there is a need for a Content Review Policy. Review Policies are defined in various content elements. The complete website is reviewed on a yearly basis however the important sections of the website are based on the need.

Hyper linking 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. NIT Srinagar 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 updations 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.

Privacy Policy.


This website does not automatically capture any specific personal information from the user, (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 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.

Terms & Conditions.


This NIT Srinagar website is maintained by Compute Service Centre National Institute of Technology Srinagar, Government of India. Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and correctness 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 / or other sources, and to obtain appropriate professional advice. Under no circumstances will this Department be liable for any expense, 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 India. The information posted on this website could include hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by non-Government / private organizations. NIT Srinagar 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 NIT Srinagar website and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners / sponsors of the outside website. NIT Srinagar does not guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times.

Hyper linking Policy.


  • Performance:
    Slow pages are analyzed using the Pingdom web based tool on a monthly basis.

  • Functionality:
    Functionality of feedback form and search are tested manually on a weekly basis.
  • Broken Links:
    Broken links are checked through the chrome browser extension ‘Dr. Link Check’, ‘W3C Link Checker’ & ‘Xenu’ on quarterly basis.

  • Traffic Analysis:
    Website usage statistics and traffic is monitored on a monthly basis through Webstat service.
  • Feedback:
    Feedback is received on the website through the feedback form. Website of the National Institute of technology Srinagar receives about 2 feedback each day.

    1. The feedback received through the ‘feedback form’ is managed at the CMS level. 

    2. On submission of feedback the user first gets an automated response.

    3. Spam mails are deleted. Action taken mail/generic reply/thank you mail etc. has been sent to the users as     per the need.


Contingency Management Plan.


  • Defacement Protection Policy:

    1. Website is audited against Security & Performance. 

    2. Any application level modification on the website implies re-audit.

    3. All the server configuration and logs are monitored timely.

    4. Only System administrators’ users are allowed to access the servers for doing administration and configuration tasks.

    5. Contents are updated through a secured CMS.
  • Defacement:

    As soon as the National Institute of Technology, website Server Administrator gets the information regarding the defacement, S/he takes the following steps. 


    1. According to the degree of defacement, the site is stopped or continued partially. 

    2. Log files are analyzed to troubleshoot the source of defacement and blocking of the service.

    3. Type of the defacement is analyzed and fixed.


    4. The Portal Service is started from the DR site in case of complete loss of data or during long downtime.

    5. Log files are given to the security division for analysis.

    6. Based on security recommendation, all vulnerability is fixed and the application is re-audited.

    7. The affected/corrupted content and the site are restored from the backup. According to Help Desk, S/He heads the dedicated team of Help Desk personnel.
        In case of any eventuality of defacement, the person who detects the defacement informs Help Desk, who in turn informs Data Centre about it.

    Time for Restoration of National Institute of Technology, website after defacement. The time taken for restoration depends on the degree of defacement and services affected by the defacement. Ideally it will take 3 Hours for the restoration.

    Time for Restoration after defacement
    The time taken for restoration of the website depends on the degree of defacement and services affected by the defacement.

    Time for DR Restoration
    The time taken for restoration depends on the degree of defacement and services affected by the defacement. Ideally it will take 3 Hours for the restoration. 

 

Security Policy.


 

1. Website has been placed in protected zones with implementation of firewalls and IDS (Intrusion Detection System) and high availability solutions.

2. Website was audited for known application level vulnerabilities before the launch and all the known vulnerabilities were addressed.

3. All the development work is done on a separate development environment and is well tested on the staging server before updating it on the production server.

4. The content contributed through the content management system is authenticated and is not published on the production server directly. Any content contributed has to go through the moderation process to the final publishing to the production server.

4. All newly released system software patches; bug fixes and upgrades shall are expediently and regularly reviewed and installed on the web server.  

2. On submission of feedback the user first gets an automated response.

3. Spam mails are deleted. Action taken mail/generic reply/thank you mail etc. has been sent to the users as per the need.

 


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