disclosure and protection of your information when you use our website located at
the-comforter.org, made available by Adhyatma Vigyan Satsang Kendra, Jodhpur and its
affiliated entities (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Gurudev Siyag Siddha Yoga
- GSSY", “Adhyatma Vigyan Satsang
Kendra, Jodhpur”, “Organization”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), a non-profit organization
established under the laws of India having its registered office at Near Lehriya Resort,
Nathdwara, Village Choupasani, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India - 342001.
When you visit our website the-comforter.org, you trust us with your personal
explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it
and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through
do not agree with, please discontinue use of our website immediately.
as the-comforter.org), and/or marketing or events (we refer to
about sharing your personal information with us.
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
A. Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect personal information
that you provide to us such as name, address, and contact information.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an
interest in obtaining information about us or our services, when participating in
activities on the Services or otherwise contacting us.
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with
us and the Services, the choices you make and the features you use. The personal
information we collect can include the following:
- Publicly Available Personal
collect personal information
that you provide to us such as name, address, and contact information.
- Personal Information Provided by
collect data about health, DNA, medical records, FitBit, and similar apps; data held
a hospital or doctor; and other similar data.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and
you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.
B. Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information — such as IP
address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected automatically when
you visit our Services.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate
the Services. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or
contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP
address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences,
referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use
our Services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to
maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and
We also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.
Online Identifiers. We
collect devices; cookie identifiers, or others such as the ones used for analytics and
marketing; device's geolocation; and other similar data.
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for
purposes such as, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our
legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal information collected via our Services for a variety of purposes
described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in order to
enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with
our legal obligations. We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to
each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
- To send you marketing and
promotional communications We and/or our third party marketing partners
may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this
is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing
emails at any time.
- To protect our Services. We
may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Services safe and secure
(for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
- To enforce our terms, conditions
and policies for Legal Reasons and Contractual.
- To respond to legal requests and
prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may
to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.
- To respond to user inquiries/offer
support to users We may use your information to respond to your inquiries
and solve any potential issues you might have with the use of our Services.
3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED
In Short: We only share information with
your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your
rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We may process or share data based on the following legal basis:
- Consent: We may process
your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal information in
a specific purpose.
- Legal Obligations: We may
disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply
with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or
legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in
response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement
- Vital Interests: We may
disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent,
or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud,
situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal
activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in
the following situations:
- Vendors, Consultants and Other
Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third party
vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on
our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include:
data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing
efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on
the Services, which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with
the Services over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze
and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand
online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or
trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes. We
have contracts in place with our data processors. This means that they cannot do
anything with your personal information unless we have instructed them to do it.
They will not share your personal information with any organisation apart from us.
They will hold it securely and retain it for the period we instruct.
4. WHO WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED
In Short: We only share information with
the following third parties
We only share and disclose your information with the following third parties. We have
categorized each party so that you may be easily understand the purpose of our data
collection and processing practices. If we have processed your data based on your
consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact us.
- Cloud Computing Services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform
Google Fonts, SoundCloud embedded player, Google
Calendar widget and YouTube video embed
- Functionality and Infrastructure
Amazon Web Services, Firebase Hosting and Firebase
- Social Media Sharing and
- Web and Mobile Analytics
Google Analytics and Yandex Metrica
access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and
6. DO WE USE GOOGLE MAPS?
In Short: Yes, we use Google Maps for the
purpose of providing better service.
This website uses Google Maps APIs. You may find the Google Maps APIs Terms of Service on
their website. To
By using our Maps API Implementation, you agree to be bound by Google’s Terms of Service.
7. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR
In Short: We keep your information for as
otherwise required by law.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the
permitted by law. No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal
information for longer than 2 years.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we
will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because
your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely
store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until
deletion is possible.
8. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION
In Short: We aim to protect your personal
information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed
to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also
remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we
will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal
information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the
services within a secure environment
9. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: In some regions, such as the
European Economic Area, you have rights that allow you greater access to and control
over your personal information. You may review, change, or terminate your account at
In some regions (like the European Economic Area), you have certain rights under
applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and
obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure;
(iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable,
to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to
the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use
the contact details provided below. We will consider and act upon any request in
accordance with applicable data protection laws.
If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the
right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not
affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully
processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local
data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details on their
Cookies and similar technologies: Most
Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose
to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove
cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of
10. DATA BREACH
A privacy breach occurs when there is unauthorized access to or collection, use,
disclosure or disposal of personal information. You will be notified about data breaches
when Adhyatma Vigyan Satsang Kendra, Jodhpur believes you are likely to be at risk or
serious harm. In the event that Adhyatma Vigyan Satsang Kendra, Jodhpur becomes aware of
a security breach which has resulted or may result in unauthorized access, use or
disclosure of personal information Adhyatma Vigyan Satsang Kendra, Jodhpur will promptly
investigate the matter and notify the applicable Supervisory Authority not later than 72
hours after having become aware of it, unless the personal data breach is unlikely to
result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.
11. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a
Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy
preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and
collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals
has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any
other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If
a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will
12. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE
SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of
California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits
our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and
free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we
disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of
all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding
calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request,
please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided
are not legally binding.
14. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy
as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon
you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a
of how we are protecting your information.
15. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS
If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may contact our Data Protection
Officer (DPO), AVSK Grievance Officer, by email at email@example.com, or by post to:
AVSK Grievance Officer
Adhyatma Vigyan Satsang Kendra, Jodhpur
Near Lehriya Resort, Nathdwara, Village Choupasani, Jodhpur, Rajasthan,
Jodhpur, Rajasthan - 342001
Further, please note that we may store your data with the cloud platform of Amazon Web
Services provided by Amazon Web Services, Inc., which may store this data on their
servers located outside of India. Amazon Web Services has security measures in place to
protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information, details of which are
or concerns about the security measures adopted by Amazon Web Services, you can contact
their data protection / privacy team / legal team or designated the grievance officer at
also write to our Grievance Officer at the address provided above.