Privacy Policy

Last updated: 12 February 2018 This legal notice pertains to web site “https://maayogashram.com/ “hereinafter referred to as “Maa Yoga Ashram” “this website” or "this site".

Privacy Policy: Maa Yoga Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

This site is owned by Maa Yoga Ashram, hereinafter referred to as "Maa Yoga Ashram". We believe in safeguarding information provided to us and so this Privacy Policy is meant to inform you about how the information provided via this website is to be collected, used, and disclosed. It is important to read carefully through the entire Privacy Policy before using, or submitting information, to this website. Using the website is considered as acceptance of our Privacy Policy.

Consent

If you use the website it will mean that you are in agreement with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Each time you submit any kind of information via this site, it means you have consented to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Active Information Collection

This website, like others, collects information when you communicate directly with us via e-mail or through feedback forms. Some information you submit could lead to personal identification, like your full name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc. This information is usually required if you wish to register on our programmes. At each step of information collection you will be told what field is a mandatory requirement and which is optional.

Passive Information Collection

You should also be aware that as you navigate through the website certain information gets collected passively whether you have provided the information or not as some technologies enable navigational data collection. This site may also use your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the number assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider, which enables you to access the internet. Information collected in this way is generally non-personally identifiable information. The IP address is dynamic, non-static and is not unique to a particular computer but changes each time you connect to the net and so the information is non-personal. However, your IP address may be used to diagnose any problems in our server, report aggregate information, to determine the fastest route for your computer to connect to our site, and to administer and improve our website.

Cookies

A website can send cookies to your browser and which get stored on your computer’s hard drive and are used to collect information. Cookies are files that contain small amounts of data and could include an anonymous unique identifier. You can however, instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Even if you do not accept cookies the functionality will not suffer and you will still be able to access the entire site in the same way as when cookies are enabled.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics gathers information such as how many visitors use this site, what pages they visit and what other sites they visited before zeroing in on a site. In order to improve the site we use “Google Analytics” to collect usage information, only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information is collected. We will never combine the information collected through Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user on a return visitor to a website, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use (as amended for government websites) and the Google Privacy Policy. If you do not wish Google Analytics to recognize you on return visits, to this site you can disable cookies on your browser.

Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis as the cookies are linked to a specific website domain. Google Analytics uses cookie data only for statistical analysis which is related to your browsing behaviour on that specific website during usage sessions. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains. If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your web browser.

Use and Disclosure of Information

We do not store any information that you provide to us when you apply to programmes through this website but it is stored off-line for administrative purposes. We do not share this information with any third-party for any reason, except as required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations. We use your browsing information to improve the content of our site, unless otherwise stated

Links to Other Web Sites

We may have a few links on our site to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. The data protection practices of websites linked from ‘Maa Yoga Ashram’ are not covered by this policy statement. It is advisable to check the data protection policies of third party websites before using those sites.

Links to Other Security

We take precautions to protect your personally identifiable information when it is transmitted to our site from your computer. We take all measures to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We use the SSL protocol to make any communication with our site secure by using encryption technology which encrypts information so that it can be read and understood only by the intended parties. However, no data transmissions over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. So while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the internet, and you do so at your own risk. Once we have received your transmission, we will use our best efforts to ensure it remains secure on our systems.

How to Contact Us?

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this site, please use "contact us" link on this website.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

In case there are changes to this Privacy Policy, the revised policy will be posted on this website. It is in your best interest to periodically check before you provide any personally identifiable information. physical characteristic, mental capacity and emotional tendency of a human being and when unbalanced, they can cause illness.

Disclaimer:

All the information on this website is formulated to provide you with general information about Maa Yoga Ashram and its activities. In your best interests we feel it is prudent to inform you that Maa Yoga Ashram is not a traditional yoga ashram but it is a privately run yoga retreat and Ayurveda treatment centre that has other yoga related programmes also.