PRIVACY STATEMENT

We here at Vaidic Dharma Sansthan (VDS) are committed to the responsible collection and use of your personal information. This Privacy Policy / Notice governs the collection, use, and sharing of any personal information that you provide to us or that is collected when you visit this website. The collection of any personal information associated with Vaidic Dharma Sansthan (VDS) services is governed by the applicable Privacy Agreement.

 

SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you register for a pooja or event, as part of the registration process, we collect personal information you give us such as your Name, address,email address & phone etc.

When you browse our site, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our website, new poojas and other updates.

SECTION 2 – CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
Choices About the Use of Personal Information: Vaidic Dharma Sansthan may contact you to update our programs by posts, email, phone, text messages, and all and any medium of communications.
Vaidic Dharma Sansthan (VDS) collects your personal data to complete the registration for the event you have selected and to inform you about upcoming programs (Poojas/Homas/ others Event) via any and all medium of communication.

Vaidic Dharma Sansthan (VDS) may also contact you to participate in surveys/feedback to conduct research, improve our programs and services.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by sending an email to [email protected] or mailing us at: Vaidic Dharma Sansthan (VDS), 21 Km Kanakapura Road, Udayapura, Bangalore – 560082

SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

SECTION 4 – PAYMENT

We use Razorpay for processing payments. We/Razorpay do not store your card data on their servers. The data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) when processing payment. Your purchase transaction data is only used as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is not saved.

Our payment gateway adheres to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read the terms and conditions of razorpay on https://razorpay.com

SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links

When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 6 – SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
Security of your Personal Information

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your Personal Information.

We use a secure server. All of your Personal Information is transmitted via Transport Layer Security (TLS 1.2.) technology and securely stored in our database and only accessed by those authorized officials with special access rights to our systems, and who are required to keep the Personal Information confidential. Please note that while we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

SECTION 7 – COOKIES

We use cookies to maintain session of your user. It is not used to personally identify you on other websites.

SECTION 8 – AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

SECTION 9 – CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at [email protected] or mailing us at: Vaidic Dharma Sansthan (VDS), 21 Km Kanakapura Road, Udayapura, Bangalore – 560082

 

How to Contact Us

Questions about this statement or about our handling of your information may be sent by email to [email protected], or by post to Vaidic Dharma Sansthan Privacy Office, Vaidic Dharma Sansthan, Art of Living International Center, 21 KM Kanakapura Road, India.