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Privacy Policy: Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma magazines

Our websites comply with the following privacy policy. By using this website, you indicate your acceptance of the Shambhala Sun Foundation’s privacy policy.

What Information We Collect, And How We Use It

For Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma print subscribers:
We maintain a database of the name and address information you provide us at the time you subscribe, renew, or change your address. We may use this information to: contact you about your subscription and your account status, advise you of any changes or additions to our service, and inform you of special offers from Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma.

On occasion we make our subscribers' names and mailing addresses available to select organizations whose products or services we feel will be of interest to our subscribers. If you would prefer that your name and mailing address not be used in this way, please contact us at our address shown below.

Email addresses are not made available to third party organizations. We will use your email address only in our communications with you.

For website visitors:
The Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma websites automatically recognize such information as a visitor's IP address, browser type, and the site the visitor passed through to reach our site. Our site automatically gathers usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to our site. We use this information for internal purposes only, to evaluate the security and performance of our website.

At certain pages on the website, you may elect to give us your name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, organization, and other identifying information. We will use this information only to provide you with announcements and services you have requested from Shambhala Sun and and Buddhadharma.

Our websites may place a "cookie" in the browser files of a user's computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, although it will enable us to relate a user's use of our site to information the user has specifically and knowingly provided to us. You may opt-out of the cookies delivered by this website by changing the setting on your browser. Be aware that changing the settings on your browser may affect or disable cookies delivered from websites other than the Shambhala Sun's or and Buddhadharma's.

This site contains links to other sites, including sites owned and maintained by our advertisers and other organizations. These websites may collect personally identifiable information directly from you. The Shambhala Sun Foundation is not responsible for the privacy policies or contents of the websites to which we provide hyperlinks or access. If you visit these sites, please look for their privacy policy.

The Shambhala Sun Foundation uses industry-standard physical, electronic and administrative procedures to protect the information we collect about our subscribers and web browsers. These procedures are intended to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we collect from you.

Any email address you provide to Shambhala Sun or and Buddhadharma via our website will be used only in our communications with you. Your email address will not be given out to third party organizations.
 
Ecommerce security:
To complete ecommerce orders we must have your name, shipping address, email address, and if ordering with credit card, your Visa or Mastercard information. Your credit card information is encrypted and sent using SSL and SET protocol to the bank for authorization and then we are given an authorization number with respect to your purchase.

Our secure server software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information including, name, address, and credit card number so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.

If you do not feel comfortable placing your order online, we encourage you to call our toll-free Customer Service desk at 1-877-786-1950.


Disclaimer

This Privacy Policy may be changed at our discretion.


Contact Us

Contact us at the addresses below if at any time you wish to review your personally identifiable information, or to ask to have your subscriber name/address removed from the postal mailing lists we occasionally offer to selected organizations (as described above).

Email - for Shambhala Sun:

Email - for Buddhadharma:
Telephone: 877-786-1950
Outside N. America: 01-760-371-2362
Fax: 760-738-4805

Editorial and Business Office
Shambhala Sun Foundation
1660 Hollis Street, Suite 701
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3J 1V7

Shambhala Sun Subscription Mail Address
P.O. Box 469095
Escondido, CA 92046-9095
USA

Buddhadharma Subscription Mail Address
P.O. Box 469103
Escondido, CA 92046-9103
USA 

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