Privacy Policy

The user agrees that by entering this website either directly or from any third party website, the user shall be automatically governed by this privacy policy of THG Publishing Private Limited.

THG Publishing Private Limited hosts several online publications, including "The Hindu", "Business Line", "Sportstar", "Frontline", “Crossword”, “Briefcase” etc., which can be accessed through The Hindu Group's main website or any such site or mobile apps being developed by THG Publishing Private Limited or its allied companies. This privacy policy is applicable to all of THG Publishing Private Limited's current and future "Online Publications".

User agrees that usage/browsing of the "Online Publications" may lead to the user's device information, visits to and use of this website/apps, available accounts on the device (including Primary email address, IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation, pixel tag, etc [hereinafter to be referred to as "information"] being accessible to THG Publishing Private Limited and/or third party. These information shall be used by THG Publishing Private Limited for such other activities of THG Publishing Private Limited like Remarketing, Acquisition, Emergency and other appropriate usages, if any.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on the user's computer's hard drive. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving cookies from the "Online Publications" on the user's computer's hard drive the user should take necessary steps within the user's web browser security settings to block all cookies from the "Online Publications".

Traffic log cookies may be used to identify which pages are being seen/ used to analyse data about web page traffic. THG Publishing Private Limited uses this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies are made to provide the user with a better website, by enabling THG Publishing Private Limited to monitor which pages the user finds useful and which the user does not.

THG Publishing Private Limited website may contain links to enable the user to visit other websites of interest like the social plug-ins [viz. Facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest etc]. However, once the user shares/ uses these links THG Publishing Private Limited does not have any control over other websites. Therefore THG Publishing Private Limited shall not be liable and/or responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which the user provides whilst visiting such sites. Such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. The user should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

THG Publishing Private Limited may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the platform in question. User is advised before using such social sharing buttons that user does so at user's own discretion. Social media and other platforms may track and save user's request to share a web page respectively through user's social media platform and other accounts.

User is invited to submit user comments, questions, ideas, reviews or any other information concerning THG Publishing Private Limited and the website's contents, provided user understands that such comments will be subject to moderation. THG Publishing Private Limited reserves the right to reject, remove or edit such content. All such submissions should not be illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory or infringing on privacy or on intellectual property rights of others or against public policy.

User might be required to submit contact information like name, email address, mobile number, etc., which might be used by THG Publishing Private Limited to send out promotional materials, offers and other information to the user which THG Publishing Private Limited deems as necessary and beneficial to the user. THG Publishing Private Limited might promote third party information, including products and services of such third party which THG Publishing Private Limited deems as beneficial to users but, in no circumstance, shall the user’s information be available to such third parties. Users revealing personal information on such third party websites is not under our direct control and hence THG Publishing Private Limited shall not be liable for any loss of privacy resulting from revealing personal information in such websites. THG Publishing Private Limited shall not be liable for the type of information thus being broadcast to the user from the third party.

If and to the extent performance of any of the THG’s obligations pursuant to the T&C and R&R is prevented, hindered or delayed by fire, flood, earthquake, elements of nature or acts of God, acts of war, terrorism, riots, civil disorders, rebellions, revolutions, or other causes or occurrences that could not have been reasonably foreseen and reasonably avoided (each, a “Force Majeure Event”), then the non-performing, hindrance or delay shall be excused for such non-performance, hindrance or delay, as applicable, of those obligations affected by the Force Majeure Event for as long as such Force Majeure event continues. THG shall continue to use all reasonable efforts to recommence performance whenever and to whatever extent possible without delay, including through the use of alternate sources, work around plans or other means. THG whose performance is prevented, hindered or delayed by a Force Majeure event shall immediately notify the USERS the occurrence of the Force Majeure event and describe in reasonable detail the nature of the Force Majeure event. Happening or occurrence of any Force Majeure event does not limit or extinguish the THG’s rights under these T&C and R&R for termination of the Agreement.

In the event of any grievances user can contact the grievance officer at or write to us at the following address

THG Publishing Private Limited

Kasturi Buildings

No. 859 & 860 Anna Salai,



THG Publishing Private Limited may change the above mentioned contact information without prior notice to any user (subscribed/unsubscribed/browsing/trial).

THG Publishing Private Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page without intimation and shall be applicable to you. User should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of the applicable privacy policy

The Courts in Chennai in India shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to the exclusion of other courts and applicable law shall be Indian Law.