South Okanagan Yoga Academy (“SOYA”) and its affiliates recognize
the importance of protecting the information provided by users of our website
of personally identifiable information that we collect from this Site ("Personal
a part thereof.
(i) the type of information that is collected, (ii) how the collected information
is used and with whom it is shared; (iii) how we intend to protect the information;
and (iv) how you can have such information modified and/or removed.
Collection of Information
Information You Provide to Us: SOYA collects information about you that
you choose to provide us when you visit and/or purchase products from our
websites, sign up for e-newsletters, register for an event, or otherwise communicate
with us online.
When you communicate with SOYA electronically, via e-mail or otherwise,
you consent to and SOYA's use of the information you have provided, and you
further consent to receive electronic communications from SOYA. If you would
prefer not to receive such communications, please e-mail and so advise.
If you wish to subscribe to our SOYA e-Mailings, we ask for your contact
information (such as name and e-mail address). By completing the required
forms and providing them to SOYA, you consent to receive electronic communications
from SOYA. You may also opt out of receiving these communications at any
time by sending an e-mail to email@example.com
with your request.
Registration and Ordering
For our services that require payment (such as certain events, products
and listings), we also collect credit card information (such as account name,
number and expiration date), which is used for billing purposes only, and
is not otherwise shared.
Security of Information
SOYA maintains reasonable standards of confidentiality and security for
this Site and the Personal Information collected from this Site. The Personal
Information you provide is secured using industry standard e-commerce security
technology. SOYA also restricts its own employees' access to Personal Information.
However, it is possible that someone may intercept or access communications,
transmissions and/or Personal Information. You must also seek to protect
against unauthorized access to any passwords and/or accounts that you use
in connection with this Site, and you should remember to log off of the website
once you have completed your activities on the Site or if you have decided
to step away from your computer. In the event that SOYA determines that there
has been a security breach resulting in the unauthorized disclosure of Personal
Information to a third party, SOYA will notify consumers whose Personal
Information has been so disclosed by posting information on the Site and,
if email contact is possible, then also by sending an email advisory with
respect to situation.
Use and Sharing of Information
Use of Personal Information by SOYA: The Personal Information collected
by SOYA may be used by SOYA for any lawful purpose, including but not limited
to, to communicate with you, send notices, respond to your requests, and
analyze and improve SOYA's products, its business and/or its service to you.
SOYA may use this information to send you e-mail newsletters, promotional
offers with respect to goods or services of a particular brand or other types
of communications on behalf of SOYA and/or its affiliates. All e-mail newsletters
and promotional offers will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of
receiving future issues of such newsletters or to opt out of receiving future
promotional offers with respect to such brand. We may also use your Personal
Information to communicate with you to ask for your input to help in our
research about our services, events, or products or to provide you with additional
information about this Site and about other SOYA websites, products, services,
or events that we think might be of interest to you. In some cases, SOYA
may also use your Personal Information to send you relevant, carefully screened
e-mails or other communications on behalf of reputable third parties. All
such communications will provide you with the opportunity to opt out of
receiving future third party offers from SOYA. You may also, at any time,
opt-out of receiving any third-party offers from this Site by sending an
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosure by SOYA of Personal Information to Other
Without restriction, SOYA may disclose aggregated statistics about visitors
to its Site, along with specific information concerning individual visitors
of its Site that is not Personal Information, provided that no specific
individual can be identified by the information so disclosed. SOYA may sometimes
seek to share the Personal Information it has collected with a third party,
and may also sometimes seek to share such Personal Information with companies
that are affiliated with SOYA. SOYA may sometimes use a third party to provide
certain services on its behalf, such as processing transactions, sending
e-mails, subscription fulfillment, research, list cleansing, postal mailings
or performing statistical analyses of activity on our websites. In compliance
with privacy laws, we also may provide our opt-out lists to third party
companies who send communications on SOYA's behalf to seek to ensure that
communications are not sent to those who have opted-out of receiving such.
We only deal with third party companies whom we believe share our commitment
to privacy and who will keep your information secure. In the event that SOYA
provides certain of your Personal Information to any such entity, SOYA will
require that any such entity maintain the confidentiality of (and not further
share) the Personal Information that SOYA has provided to it.
Accessing Your Information
You may update and/or correct the Personal Information collected on this
Site, or seek to have such information removed from SOYA's records by contacting
#281-3980 Squilax-Anglemont Rd
Scotch Creek, BC V0E 1M5
and instructing us as to what type of changes need be made.
SOYA may disclose your Personal Information if it has a reasonable good
faith basis to believe that it is required to do so by law, is compelled by
court order or legal process, or is reasonably necessary and/or appropriate
to: (i) protect the rights, property and/or safety of SOYA or of any other
person or entity; or (ii) prevent or take action concerning any alleged: (a)
of this Site.
From time to time, the SOYA website may contain links to other websites
that are not controlled and/or maintained by SOYA. Please be aware that these
other websites may have different privacy policies which may subject you
to different privacy practices. Please review the privacy policies of such
other websites for information concerning what information is collected on
such sites and how it is used.
Changes in Policy
so that you will remain abreast of SOYA's current policies, including its
policies concerning the gathering and use of information that may be collected
is effective immediately.
respect to California Privacy rights, please contact us at:
#281-3980 Squilax-Anglemont Rd
Scotch Creek, BC V0E 1M5