1. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following information about you:
Personal information submitted through enquiry forms or event booking such as Info Session registrations, including, for example, your name, e-mail address, telephone and the nature of your enquiry.
Information about your usage of the Website and information collected by tracking technologies as further described below that may identify you as an individual or allow online or offline contact with you as an individual.
Information collected via tracking technologies, as fully described in section 4.
2. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. We do not provide your personal information to any third party.
3. NEWSLETTERS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
If you sign up to receive email newsletters or promotional materials from us we will use the information you give us to provide the communications you have requested.
If you inform us that you wish to cancel email newsletters or promotional materials by selecting unsubscribe at the bottom of such communication or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will remove you from our mailing list.
If you provide your phone number through the website Info Session booking system, then you may receive an SMS reminder message indicating the date and time of the Info Session.
4. TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
'Maharishi Development Foundation® and our analytics partners, use technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts to enable tracking of our Website and the mechanism by which you arrived there, either through internet search or in response to an advertisement through third party providers such as Facebook or Google. Our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities within the Website to deliver such advertising to you, such as retargeting ads. We currently do not respond to do-not-track signals. For more information about interest-based ads, including how to opt-out of having your web-browsing information used for behavioural advertising purposes, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices. Please note that this does not opt you out of being served ads. You may continue to receive generic ads on these third party platforms. You may also opt out of receiving ads across devices by adjusting your ad preference in your Google account.
The Website uses Google Analytics code to gather statistical information. Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the Website and the volumes of usage of the Website. This is done to ensure that the Website are available when you want them and are fast. For more information on how Google Analytics processes this information, visit www.google.com/analytics.
5. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
All information you provide to us through the Website is stored on our secure servers located in the US, UK and Australia. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology; all payment information is stored with our payment processor and is never stored on 'Maharishi Development Foundation®'s servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone, and suggest that you change your password frequently.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
6. ACCESS TO AND DELETION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may access your personal information at any time by emailing email@example.com.
To request the deletion of your personal data that we have on file please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will respond to your request in a reasonable timeframe.
7. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content provided by the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or other device.
To provide you with information, products or services related to 'Maharishi Development Foundation® that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, unless you have requested that we not provide this information.
To provide you with customer service communications.
To carry out our obligations arising from any agreements entered into between you and us.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of the Website, when you choose to do so.
To notify you about changes to the Website or news about TM.
To serve our advertisements to you through third party platforms, such as Facebook or Google, on other sites and apps or across your devices.
To provide you with the SMS Service.
We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
Details of your visits to and interactions with the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to companies that host advertisements on our behalf, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target.
8. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to any member of 'Maharishi Development Foundation®.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties as follows:
In some circumstances, based on your specific requests, we may need to disclose your personal information to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested from such party, or fulfil a request for information from such party. An example of this is the SMS Service. It is the responsibility of any third party that you authorize to receive data to protect that information in accordance with applicable laws, and use it only to provide the services or information you have requested.
If 'Maharishi Development Foundation®'s service providers (like hosting, market analytics, and payment service providers) require this information to provide services to 'Maharishi Development Foundation®. 'Maharishi Development Foundation® requires each of its service providers to agree to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information disclosed.
With third parties, such as Facebook, in order to serve 'Maharishi Development Foundation® advertisements on such third party platforms.
9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the Website of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these external websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these websites or their policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these external websites.
10. SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
Our Website include social media features, such as the Facebook Like button, and widgets, such as the "Share This" button, or interactive mini-programs. These features may collect your Internet protocol address, which page you are visiting on or Website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing it.