Please read this Privacy Policy very carefully before using this website, http://bodhicitta-vihara.com/ (“this website”). The website or micro website you have entered is owned and operated by Bodhicitta Foundation.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and in providing you with the best possible customer service experience. Bodhicitta Foundation is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which sets out a number of principles concerning the privacy of individuals.

Collection of your personal information

We collect data though Google Analytics to inform us of how users are spending their time on this website. The data is identified by way of an IP address.

We collect name and emails through the newsletter opt-in section, which enables us to send to users who have chosen to receive updates and newsletters from us.

If you make a donation or purchase any products through this website, we will collect and use your details for our accounting records and for the purpose of processing the transaction for your donation or purchase through another merchant such as Stripe or Paypal. As we will simply facilitate your purchase through another merchant, we do not store your financial details.

Use of your personal information

For each visitor to reach the site, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the Site, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalized content to you while you are at this Site.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only, data collected from the time of the policy change forward will adhere to our updated practices.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Bodhicitta Foundation reserves the right to make amendments to this Privacy Policy at any time. If you have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should not access or use the Site.

Accessing Your Personal Information         

You have a right to access your personal information, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons. Bodhicitta Foundation reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for, and providing access to, your information on a per request basis.

Contacting us

Bodhicitta Foundation welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and would like further information, please contact us by sending us an email to info@bodhicitta-vihara.com.