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Privacy Policy

SYDA Foundation is committed to the privacy of visitors to the " Siddha Yoga Ashram in Oakland Website".

Please review the following Privacy Policy so that you understand our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information relating to your use of the Site. By using our Site, you agree to comply with and be bound by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. SYDA does not actively solicit the personal information of persons outside the United States. By using these Sites you are consenting to have personal data that you provide us transferred to and processed in the United States for the purposes described below.

Site Usage Information We Track

When necessary, we may use your Internet Protocol address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Sites. We also may track, in aggregate, the browser types of visitors to help us understand our visitors' needs related to our Site designs.


SYDA may use ad management partners to learn which advertisements bring users to our Sites. These advertisers may use client-side cookies to verify the log-in status of visitors and registered users of our Sites. (Cookies are text files placed in your computer's browser to store your preferences.) Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our Sites. If you reject a cookie, you may still use our Sites; however, you may not be able to log in or access all areas of our Sites.
Information We Collect in Forms

There is no registration necessary to visit or participate in this Website. However, certain portions of this site may condition your access on the provision of personally identifiable information. Also, portions of the site allow you to join our mailing list and receive e-mail or regular mail information from us. These same sections provide for the ability to opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time.

SYDA does not share your personal information with unaffiliated third parties for the purposes of marketing their products or services to you. However, your personal information may be shared with any SYDA-affiliated organization, as permitted by law.

We do not share, sell, or rent your individual personal information with or to any individual or organization except as permitted under this Privacy Policy, pursuant to your express permission, or as required by law.
Third-party Service Providers

SYDA may employ contractors or other third parties. These contractors or other third parties may have access to your personal information if this access is necessary for them to perform services for us. By submitting any information to SYDA, you agree to submit your personal information to SYDA and the third-party service providers who provide services to SYDA. SYDA engages service providers who commit to use reasonable measures to protect the privacy of our Sites' users in a manner consistent with our policies.

Compliance with the Law

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information when we believe, in good faith, that the law requires such disclosure, including, for example, complying with a judicial proceeding, court order or subpoena, or when SYDA believes that public interest mandates such disclosure.

Business Transition

If SYDA goes through a business transition, such as a reorganization, acquisition by another entity, or transfer of all or a substantial portion of our assets, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to any successor entity in connection with such business transition.

External Links
This site may contain links to other web sites. SYDA Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Policies for children (Individuals Under 13 years of Age)

This website does not target children (under age 13) for collection of information online. We do not solicit or knowingly collect user identifiable information on children under the age of 13. No information should be submitted to or posted at this website or to the Siddha Yoga meditation on-line bookstore ( www.bookstore.siddhayoga.org ) by guests under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly accept online requests for information from any of our departments from guests under 13 years of age.

Additional Privacy Protections for Children

We encourage children to ask parental permission before sending any information about themselves (name, address, e-mail address, etc.) to anyone over the Internet. We encourage Parents/Guardians to get involved with your children's online usage and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating.

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving information from us .
1. Use the link on the Subscription page to remove yourself form the electronic mailing list.
2. You can send mail to the following
Newseditor, Oakland Ashram,
1107 Stanford Ave.
Oakland, California 94608

Notification of Changes

Any change to our privacy policy will be posted on our site so you are always aware of what information we collect, and how we use it.

Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: management@syaoakland.org


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