Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health (“Kripalu”) respects the privacy of our guests and other visitors. This policy applies to the information we collect from you when you visit our website,kripalu.org (the “Website”). The policy explains the type of information we collect on our Website, how we may use the information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information. This policy also explains how to manage the information that you provide to us online. The policy applies only to information you provide to us online, for example while you are using our Website or through e-mail. It does not apply to any other information.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Whenever you visit our Website, we receive information about you. The information that we receive depends on what you do on the site. We may receive, and collect, information about you in the following ways:

  • When you provide information about yourself by signing up for e-mail, making a reservation, using an online form, applying for employment, submitting responses to a survey, or participating in a contest.
  • Automatically through the use of cookies and other technologies when you access the Website.
  • When we associate information about you that we collect offline, for example from your visit to Kripalu, your phone reservation, or with information you provide online through the Website or through emails you send us.

HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION

We may use and share the information we collect about you as follows:

  • When you provide information about yourself by signing up for e-mail, making a reservation, using an online form, applying for employment, submitting responses to a survey, or participating in a contest.
  • Automatically through the use of cookies and other technologies when you access the Website.
  • When we associate information about you that we collect offline, for example from your visit to Kripalu, your phone reservation, or with information you provide online through the Website or through e-mails you send us.
  • To provide you with services, products and information you request;
  • To send you information about our products and services;
  • To seek your opinion about our products and services;
  • To analyze, maintain and improve the effectiveness of our Website or your Website experience, or to enhance our product offerings;
  • To process your application for employment;
  • To process your submission to any of our online contests;
  • When required by law, or where necessary or appropriate to protect the safety, property or other rights of Kripalu or others; and
  • In connection with certain audits and other reviews.

We do not:

  • Sell or rent your information to third parties;
  • Share your information with third parties for the purpose of allowing such parties to market their products or services to you.

HOW YOU MAY ACCESS AND MANAGE YOUR ONLINE INFORMATION AND HOW TO OPT OUT

If you would like to update your personal information (such as your e-mail or mailing address) or to opt out of receiving marketing e-mail, please contact us at privacy@kripalu.org or at 866.200.5203. You may still receive e-mails about products or services you have requested, and you may receive direct mail from us.

PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT CHILDREN

This Website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13.

HOW WE PROTECT ONLINE INFORMATION

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to help protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the information you provide through this Website. Unfortunately, no transmission of information over the Internet is completely secure. So please exercise caution when providing information online.

INTERNET-BASED ADVERTISING AND DO NOT TRACK TECHNOLOGY

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads. These companies may use information about your visits to this and to other websites in order to provide advertisements about products and services which may interest you. In so doing, we or these third parties may use cookies or other technologies for the purpose of collecting certain information about you, such as your demographics and the websites you visit. We use this information for our own marketing purposes, including but not limited to informing, optimizing and serving ads to you online when you are browsing other websites. We use a variety of third-party services to collect and track this information. Each service has its own policy for handling Do Not Track signals and methods for opting out of the collection of information for these purposes. For more information on internet based-advertising, including options for opting out, the Network Advertising Initiative has created a website, which you can access here.

THIRD-PARTY SITES AND SOCIAL MEDIA PLUG-INS

When you click on links on our Website that take you to third-party websites, you will be subject to those sites’ privacy policies. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement on those sites.

We use social media buttons or plug-ins on this Website, for example for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. If you click on one of these buttons, your browser connects directly to the web servers of the associated social media network(s). If you are registered and logged into your account(s) on the(se) network(s), the network will receive and may store information about your use of our Website. Even if you are not registered with the social media network or you are logged out when you visit our Website, your IP address may be transmitted to and stored by these networks. If you interact with our Website through a social media network, then you may be permitting us to have access to information from your profile (such as you name, e-mail address, photo, gender, location, and the people/sites you follow). Each network has its own privacy policy. If you don’t want the network to collect information about you or to share it with us, you must review the privacy policy on the network’s website and take the steps described there. In addition, you should log out of the relevant network before you visit our Website.

HOW TO CONTACT US ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Should you have any questions or comments concerning our privacy policy, you may e-mail us at privacy@kripalu.org. If you would like to opt out of receiving marketing e-mail from us, you may also e-mail us at privacy@kripalu.org.

CHANGES TO OUR ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

This policy was posted on the below date. Any changes to the policy will be made through updates to the policy and posted here, with a new effective date. Unless we clearly indicate otherwise, we will use information in accordance with the policy under which the information was collected.
Date: January 30, 2016