Information collected from site visitors
For every visitor to our website, our server automatically logs the domain name or IP address of the user. We may also collect browser version and system platform information, the referring page, requested pages, and the date and time of page requests. This information is used solely for generating statistics that help us in improving site usability. Individual reading habits are not collected or analysed. We collect only aggregate information on what pages you access or visit.
Information collected from registered members
We only have access to and collect information that you voluntarily give us. In order to sign up as a member and purchase products or services, or to use the members only area of our website and forums, we require the following:
· Name, Gender
· Contact information including mailing address, email address, phone number
· Credit card information
As a member, you will have your own profile. Your profile information, including your name and your photo are displayed to other members in the network so that you may interact and communicate with them.
Once you voluntarily supply your information, the ways we use your information may include, but are not limited to:
· Internal record keeping.
· We may use the information to improve our products and services.
· Sending you our newsletter and information about course offerings
Responding to your questions, suggestions, and concerns.
Providing you with information and updates regarding the products or services you request.
· Processing your credit card information
We will keep your information for as long as you remain a registered member. Your information may be shared with or sold to any successor to or purchaser of part or all of the assets of the business. Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We do not accept advertising on our website, nor do we share any user information with advertisers.
We are in compliance with the requirements of the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) and do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 16 years old or older.
International transfers of personal data
Our products and services are provided using resources and servers located in various countries around the world. Therefore your personal data may be transferred across international borders outside the country where you use our services. In such cases we take steps to ensure that there is adequate protection for your personal data by requiring the use of appropriate technical and organizational information security measures described below.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
When we receive certain types of sensitive information such as the financial information provided when placing an order using our automated shopping cart, visitors are automatically redirected to a secure server. Strict security measures are in place, on our web site, with our credit card processing company, and in our physical facilities, to ensure that information we collect from you is not accessible to third parties, and that it is protected from loss, misuse, or alteration.
All payment information provided to Modern Shamanism Ltd via the Internet is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect information by placing it on a secure portion of our website that is only accessible by certain qualified employees. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of such information.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Use of email address
Your email address will only be used to: 1) provide information and updates pertaining to products and services purchased; 2) send you our newsletter and information about course offerings, special events, new opportunities and other information of interest.
If you do not wish to receive the newsletter, you may unsubscribe using the link at the bottom of the newsletter. You may also remove yourself from the email list by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Controlling your personal information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address found at the bottom of this page:
· See what data we have about you, if any.
· Change/correct any data we have about you.
· Have us delete any data we have about you
· Express any concern you have about our use of your data
· Unsubscribe to our newsletter and other informational email updates
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
This policy was last modified on April 4, 2012.