- What types of information (if any) may be collected from you and by what means
- How such information may be used and shared
- The consequences (if any) if you choose not to provide personal information
- The measures that the Organization takes to maintain data security, quality and integrity
- How you can confirm and, if necessary, change the personal information that the Organization maintains
- Where and how to ask questions or file complaints
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
DATA STORAGE AND TRANSFER
Your personal data will be securely stored by and accessible to us, including our affiliated organizations and our technology outsourcing partners, on servers which may be located in countries with different data protection regulations than apply in your home country, for the purpose of providing information technology services on our behalf for the administration of the programs and offerings described on our website. The data on the servers may also be accessed by us or our technology development outsourcing partners from outside your home country for system development and support purposes.
If you choose to subscribe to our Workshops or camps or paid events, we collect payment information through our payment processor. All payment information is securely stored by our payment processor and we do not have access to your sensitive information, such as credit card number or security code.
DEMOGRAPHIC AND AGGREGATE INFORMATION
In order to provide you with the best possible experience on our website, the Organization may also collect demographic and aggregate information from online visitors who access its websites. “Demographic information” is anonymous information such as age, gender and geographic location. “Aggregate information” is data about a group or category of services or users from which individual identities have been removed. Demographic and aggregate information is not considered personal information, as it does not permit the identification of an individual.
USER COMMENTS AND EMAIL
Our websites will sometimes invite users to provide us with their comments on our services or on certain programs. Users who wish to provide us with their comments will sometimes have the option of also providing us with their name and email address. We do not require users to provide us with such information, however. Comments provided to the Organization by users may be posted on our websites. Alongside such comments, we may also post the user’s first name and last initial as well as the city and province that this user has indicated he or she is from. However, we will take measures to prevent such postings from containing any personal information. If an online form or an email submitted by a user contains personal information, we will only use such personal information to the extent necessary to respond to any comment or question from such user. We will limit access to such personal information and will keep such personal information in a secure system. Although most online forms and email messages submitted by users are deleted after we respond, in certain cases hard copies or data extracts may be kept on file. Any such copy or any such information, to the extent it is personal, will also be stored in a secure location.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
CONTACT, CHAT AND REGISTRATION FORMS
Our websites will sometimes invite users to register or provide us with their contact information on our services or on certain programs. Users who wish to provide us with their information will require to provide us with their name, phone and email address. We do not require users to provide us with such information, however. If an online form or an email submitted by a user contains personal information, we will only use such personal information to contact user to get their feedback and for follow-ups on the programs or events they have registered/ attended /showed interest to attend or to answer queries or to involve them further with North America Institute of Vihangam Yoga or for volunteering services. We will limit access to such personal information and will keep such personal information in a secure system. If an online form or an email submitted by a user contains personal information, we will only use such personal information to the extent necessary to respond to any comment or question from such user. We will limit access to such personal information and will keep such personal information in a secure system. Although most online forms and email messages submitted by users are deleted after we respond, in certain cases hard copies or data extracts may be kept on file. Any such copy or any such information, to the extent it is personal, will also be stored in a secure location.
PROTECTING YOUR CHILD’S PRIVACY
We do not restrict anyone from visiting our website, though we realize we may have a Child attempt to make purchases through our Website. We do not verify the age of our Users nor do we have any liability for verifying a User’s age. If you are a Child, please seek the permission of a parent or guardian before using our Website. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your Child is using our Website and made any purchase, please contact us; we reserve the right to ask you for verification of your relationship to the Child before we honor such any deletion request. However, as parent of such a Child, you understand that you are legally liable for any transactions created by the Child.
COOKIES, WEB BEACONS AND LOG FILES
Our website uses google analytics to track anonymous information about users, their browser, operating system, user agent data, links user clicked, pages visited.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
TO OUR SUBSIDIARIES AND/OR AFFILIATES.
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Safeguards to Protect Your Personal Information
Access to the Personal information collected by the Organization is limited to Organization employees or authorized members who need the information to provide you with our products or services. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website.
Our Email Policy
Our affiliates and we fully comply with national laws regarding SPAM. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from us and/or our affiliates. We agree that we will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third-party without your permission.
If you have any questions about our Privacy Practices or this Policy, please contact us.