Privacy Policy

1.    The yogabydesignfoundation.org  website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by the Yoga by Design Foundation (“YBDF”).  YBDF has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate its commitment to user privacy and online data security, and to communicate its online information gathering, use and dissemination practices for users of this Site.  We encourage users to take time to read and understand this Privacy Policy, and to contact us if you have any questions or concerns with this Privacy Policy or anything you see or experience on this Site.

2.    This Privacy Policy will fully disclose our policy about the collection, maintenance, use, disclosure, and security of information obtained from users of the Site, including personally identifiable information.  By personally identifiable information, we mean a user’s name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, financial information or any other information that can be used to contact an individual, or which is identifiable of a specific individual (“Identifiable Information”). 

3.    YBDF shall use your Identifiable Information only in association with its operation and administration of the Site and its communications with you.  YBDF shall maintain the confidentiality of your Identifiable Information in the same manner in which it protects its own confidential information of like kind, but in no event shall YBDF take less than reasonable precautions to prevent the unauthorized disclosure or use of your Identifiable Information.

4.    YBDF may disclose your Identifiable Information to its employees and contractors on a need to know basis provided that such employees and contractors have confidentiality obligations to YBDF.  YBDF may also disclose your Identifiable Information as required by applicable law or pursuant to a subpoena, order and/or request of a court or other governmental, legislative or regulatory body.  Lastly, YBDF may modify your Identifiable Information such that it is not identifiable as yours, and YBDF may store, analyze, manipulate, aggregate, display, disclose, distribute, retain and otherwise use such unidentifiable information without restriction.

5.    YBDF’s obligations under this Privacy Policy do not apply to any information or data that: (a) is not identifiable as yours; (b) is or becomes entirely in the public domain; (c) was known to YBDF prior to its access to the information or data; (d) received lawfully from a third party through no breach of any obligation of confidentiality owed to you; and/or (e) created by YBDF independently of its access to or use of your Identifiable Information.

6.    You have the option to opt out of providing certain information or data, from being contacted by or receiving information from YBDF, its sponsors, advertisers, affiliates and/or strategic partners, and to choose how YBDF uses your information and data.  You may exercise your options by sending an e-mail with your request to info@ yogabydesignfoundation.org.

7.    You may review, update and/or correct your Identifiable Information by sending an e-mail with your request to info@ yogabydesignfoundation.org.  To have your Identifiable Information returned you can send an e-mail request to info@ yogabydesignfoundation.org

8.    Subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy, YBDF will return your Identifiable Information, and all copies thereof, within a reasonable time after your request.  However, YBDF may retain one (1) copy of all of your Identifiable Information solely for its own record keeping purposes.  YBDF will have no obligation or responsibility to return or provide any unidentifiable information to you.

9.    The security of this Site, and of the servers and other computer equipment used to bring you this Site, is a high priority of YBDF.  We maintain this Site and all associated data with technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to protect against loss, unauthorized access, destruction, misuse, modification, and improper disclosure. We follow industry-proven security procedures such as encrypted administrative communication, restricted access to underlying machines, and firewalls at network access points. No computer system or information can ever be fully protected against every possible hazard. But YBDF is committed to providing reasonable and appropriate security controls to protect this Site and its information against foreseeable hazards.

10.    YBDF may collect certain technical information from your computer when you access or use this Site.  Below we have summarized this technical information:

11.    On the Internet, a cookie is a piece of information that a website transfers to a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. YBDF currently does not use cookies and no cookies will be placed on your computer as a result of your use of this Site.  

12.    Questions, comments or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy and/or this Site should be directed to YBDF by e-mailing such questions, comments or complaints to info@yogabydesignfoundation.org.

13.    YBDF reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy at any time in its sole discretion.  YBDF will provide notification of any change by posting the change on this Site.  You are responsible for regularly reviewing this Privacy Policy and all such changes.  Continued use of the Site after any such changes have been posted shall constitute your agreement to such changes.