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This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their Personally Identifiable Information is being used. Personally Identifiable Information is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information.

What personal information do we collect

Swarachakra does not collect any Personally Identifiable Information.

Swarachakra does collect data such as frequencies of words and word bigrams. It does not collect whole sentences, data entered in numerical fields such as phone numbers or credit card numbers, or data entered in password fields.

When do we collect information?

This information is automatically collected from time to time when the keyboard is used.

How do we use your information?

Swarachakra is a open-source keyboard and is maintained by academic researchers from IIT Bombay with contributions from other volunteers. The information collected is used in academic research in Indian languages, including improving the keyboard and developing other Indian language technologies. The summary data collected is also in the public domain.

How do we protect your information?

Swarachakra does not collect any Personally Identifiable Information. The summary data collected is available in the public domain.

Third-party disclosure

Swarachakra does not collect any Personally Identifiable Information. It does not sell data to any organisation.

Third-party products or services

Swarachakra versions 2.4 onwards includes a remote keyboard feature that enables the user to type from one phone to another. It uses QR code to pair two devices. It uses the camera permission only to enable easy pairing of devices. This feature uses the Better Together framework. The Better Together privacy policy is available here:


If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may get in touch using the information below.

IDIN, Industrial Design Center, IIT Bombay, Mumbai