Protection of personal data
The International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment Inc (aka IFSU), in application of the regulations in force regarding the protection of personal data, informs that the personal data collected through the forms of the Website: https://meditationtechniques.org, are included in the specific automated files of users of the services of IFSU.
The collection and automated treatment of personal data has the purpose of maintaining the commercial relationship and the performance of tasks of information, training, advice and other activities of International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment.
These data will only be transferred to those entities that are necessary for the sole purpose of complying with the aforementioned purpose.
The International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment adopts the necessary measures to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of the data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
The user may at any time exercise the rights of access, opposition, rectification, cancellation, limitation and portability recognized in the aforementioned Regulation (GDPR). The exercise of these rights can be made by the user through email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address: 130 Marlborough Rd 28. Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 United States of America.
The user declares that all data provided by him/her are true and correct, and undertakes to keep them updated, communicating any changes to International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment.
Purpose of the processing of personal data:
For what purposes will we process your personal data?
In the International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment, we will treat your personal data collected through the Web Site: https://meditationtechniques.org, with the following purposes:
- To provide the services contracted by the user.
- To send promotional information electronically.
- Provide the information requested by the user through the contact form.
We remind you that you can oppose the sending of commercial communications by any means and at any time, by sending an email to the address above.
The fields of these records are mandatory, being impossible to perform the purposes expressed if these data are not provided.
How long will the personal data collected be kept?
The personal data provided will be kept as long as the business relationship is maintained or you do not request its deletion and during the period for which legal liabilities may arise from the services provided.
The processing of your data is carried out with the following legal bases that legitimize the same:
- The request for information and/or the contracting of the services of the International Foundation For Spiritual Unfoldment, whose terms and conditions will be made available to you in any case, prior to any eventual contracting.
In case you do not provide us with your data or you do it in an erroneous or incomplete way, we will not be able to attend your request, resulting completely impossible to provide you with the requested information or to carry out the contracting of the services.
The data will not be communicated to any third party outside the International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment, unless legally required.
Hosting services have been contracted outside the European Economic Area, in the USA, considered a safe destination for international data transfers, under the Privacy Shield (Privacy Shield).
Data collected by users of the services
In cases where the user includes files with personal data on shared hosting servers, International Foundation For Spiritual Unfoldment is not responsible for the user’s failure to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Intellectual property rights https://meditationtechniques.org
The International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment Inc is the owner of all copyrights, intellectual property, industrial property, “know how” and any other rights related to the contents of the website https://meditationtechniques.org and the services offered therein, as well as the programs necessary for its implementation and related information.
The reproduction, publication and/or non strictly private use of the contents, in whole or in part, of the https://meditationtechniques.org website is not permitted without prior written consent.
Intellectual property of the software
The user must respect third party programs made available by the International Foundation For Spiritual Unfoldment, even if they are free and/or publicly available.
The International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment Inc has the necessary rights of exploitation and intellectual property of the software.
The user does not acquire any right or license for the contracted service, on the software necessary for the provision of the service, nor on the technical information for monitoring the service, except for the rights and licenses necessary for the fulfillment of the contracted services and only for the duration of the same.
For any action that exceeds the fulfillment of the contract, the user will need written authorization from International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment, being prohibited the user to access, modify, view the configuration, structure and files of the servers owned by the International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment , assuming the civil and criminal liability arising from any incident that may occur on servers and security systems as a direct result of a negligent or malicious action on their part.
Intellectual property of the hosted contents
The use contrary to the legislation on intellectual property of the services provided by the International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment and, in particular of:
- The use that is contrary to the US laws or that infringes the rights of third parties.
- The publication or transmission of any content that, in the opinion of the International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment, is violent, obscene, abusive, illegal, racial, xenophobic or defamatory.
- Cracks, serial numbers of programs or any other content that violates intellectual property rights of third parties.
- The collection and/or use of personal data of other users without their express consent or in contravention of the provisions of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPRl) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
- The use of the domain’s mail server and email addresses for sending unsolicited bulk email.
The user bears full responsibility for the content of his website, transmitted and stored information, hypertext links, third party claims and legal actions with reference to intellectual property, third party rights and protection of minors.
The user is responsible with respect to the laws and regulations in force and the rules concerning the operation of the online service, e-commerce, copyright, maintenance of public order, as well as universal principles of Internet use.
The user will indemnify International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment for the expenses generated by the imputation of International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment in any cause whose responsibility is attributable to the user, including fees and expenses of legal defense, even in the case of a non-final court decision.
Protection of hosted information
The International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment Inc makes backup copies of the contents hosted on its servers, however, it is not responsible for the loss or accidental deletion of data by users. Likewise, it does not guarantee the total replacement of the data deleted by the users, since such data could have been deleted and/or modified during the period of time elapsed since the last backup.
The services offered, except for specific backup services, do not include the replacement of the contents kept in the backup copies made by the International Foundation For Spiritual Unfoldment, when this loss is attributable to the user; in this case, a fee will be determined according to the complexity and volume of the recovery, always with the prior acceptance of the user.
The replacement of deleted data is only included in the price of the service when the loss of the content is due to causes attributable to the International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment Commercial communications
1. For American user
Whenever the International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment will send advertising or promotional communications by e-mail or other equivalent means of electronic communication, the user, after proving his identity, may request not to receive any more commercial information through this channel.
2. For European user
The International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment will not send advertising or promotional communications by email or other equivalent means of electronic communication that have not been previously requested or expressly authorized by the recipients thereof.
In the case of users with whom there is a previous contractual relationship, the International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment is authorized to send commercial communications concerning products or services of International Foundation for Spiritual Unfoldment that are similar to those that were initially contracted with the client.
In any case, the user, after proving his identity, may request not to receive any more commercial information through the Customer Service channels.