Gaden Choling (website url address: gadencholingtoronto.org) appreciates your visit and trust. We are a Buddhist Meditational Centre, a registered charity. We only collect information from you for subscriptions to our news — if you decide to subscribe — and temporary cookies for visitors that help enable our WordPress site to function. We do not sell or use your information.
2. DATA COLLECTED
DATA STORAGE LOCATION
Gaden Choling Toronto is a Toronto based Buddhist Mahayana Meditation Centre.
If you register on our website, we store your chosen username and your email address and any additional personal information added to your user profile. You can see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (except changing your username). Website administrators can also see and edit this information.
If you donate to the Gaden Choling Mahayana Buddhist Centre, or become a member, we collect some information and use Woo Commerce or Paypal for funds. We do not sell or use your information in any way other than to service specific functions.
When you leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Information submitted through the contact form on our site is sent to the Gaden Choling email server to our admin for response.
These submissions are only kept for customer service purposes they are never used for marketing purposes or shared with third parties.
We use Google Analytics on our site for anonymous reporting of site usage. So, no personalized data is stored.
CASES FOR USING THE PERSONAL DATA
We use your personal information in the following cases:
- Verification/identification of the user during website usage;
- Providing Technical Assistance;
- Sending updates to our users with important information to inform about news/changes;
- Checking the accounts’ activity in order to prevent fraudulent transactions and ensure the security
- over our customers’ personal information;
- Customize the website to make your experience more personal and engaging;
- Guarantee overall performance and administrative functions run smoothly.
3. EMBEDDED CONTENT
Pages on this site may include embedded content, like YouTube videos, for example. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you visited the other website. These are for your enjoyment, education or ease-of-use and you can opt out the normal way with these third parties.
YOUR DATA RIGHTS
If you have a registered account on this website or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we retain, including any additional data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any of the personal data we have stored. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. In short, we cannot erase data that is vital to you being an active customer (i.e. basic account information like an email address).
If you wish that all of your data is erased, we will no longer be able to offer any support or other product-related services to you.
Your privacy is critically important to us. Going forward with the GDPR we aim to support the GDPR standard. Gaden Choling is in Canada, although residents of the European Union may use its Service. For more details please see here: EU GDPR Information Portal.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
We may post links to third party websites on this website. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security compliance by us, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.
All social media sharing links, either displayed as text links or social media icons do not connect you to any of the associated third parties, unless you explicitly click on them.