What Personal Information does Modern Shamanism Collect?
Personal Information You Provide to Us:
To join Modern Shamanism, an applicant must submit their name, user name, password, gender, email address, home address, time zone and any other information you provide in connection with your account. The transmission of all information to us is encrypted and the information is stored on an encrypted, secure server.
We request credit card information for payment of products. Your payment information is deleted off our servers after your card is processed unless you authorize Modern Shamanism to keep your information for future purchases. If you authorize us to keep your credit card information, it will be encrypted and stored in a secure location.
We are in compliance with the requirements of the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) in that we never knowingly collect any information from individuals under 21 years of age.
Personal Information Collected Automatically:
Our server automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page you requested. We may also collect browser version and system platform information, the referring page, requested pages, and the date and time of page requests. This information is used solely for generating statistics that help us in improving site usability. Individual reading habits are not collected or analysed. We collect only aggregate information on what pages you access or visit.
Will Modern Shamanism Share Any of the Personal Information it Receives?
Personal Information about our visitors and members is an integral part of our business. We may share Personal Information with affiliated businesses we control to provide you information on affiliated products and services. You may opt out of such mailings at anytime. If you order services or products directly from our company we will use the Personal Information you provide to process that order.
Affiliated Businesses We do not Control: We are affiliated with a variety of businesses and work closely with them. In certain situations, these businesses sell items to you through our Website. In other situations, we provide services, or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. You can easily recognize when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, and we will share your Personal Information that is related to such transactions with that affiliated business, if you have agreed to be solicited by marketing partners during the registration process.
Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Unless we tell you differently, our agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information for the above purposes.
Business transfers: In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if Modern Shamanism, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Modern Shamanism goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, customer information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Modern Shamanism may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.
With your consent: Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.
How Is My Email Addresses Used?
Your email address will only be used to: 1) provide information and updates pertaining to your membership; and 2) send you our newsletter and information about Modern Shamanism events, new opportunities and other information of interest. There is an opt-out option at the bottom of each newsletter email.
What Personal Information Can I Access?
Modern Shamanism members may access their member accounts and view or update the following Personal Information. This list will change as our Website changes: 1) password; 2) email address and 3) other contact information.
How Can I Control my Personal Information?
You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address found at the bottom of this page:
See what data we have about you, if any.
Change/correct any data we have about you.
Have us delete any data we have about you
Express any concern you have about our use of your data
Unsubscribe to our newsletter and other informational email updates
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our Website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
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Is Personal Information About Me Secure?
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
When we receive certain types of sensitive information such as the financial information provided when placing an order using our automated shopping cart, visitors are automatically redirected to a secure server. Strict security measures are in place, on our web site, with our credit card processing company, and in our physical facilities, to ensure that information we collect from you is not accessible to third parties, and that it is protected from loss, misuse, or alteration.
All payment information provided to Modern Shamansim via the Internet is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also encrypt our entire Website and protect information by placing it on a secure portions of our Website that is only accessible by certain qualified employees. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of such information.
Links to Other Websites
Our Website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
The Website is hosted in the United States. If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from United States law, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States and by providing your personal data you consent to that transfer and to our use of that information in accordance with this policy. When you provide personal data to use or our service providers or vendors, you consent to the processing of your data in the United States as the Website is operated in the United States. You acknowledge that the laws of the United States treat your information in a manner that may be substantially different from, and less protective than, the treatment required under laws of other countries and jurisdictions. If you do not want your information transferred to the United States, you should not share your information with us, or make use of this Website. To the extent allowed by the law of the country in which you are located, you expressly waive any right you may have to require us to treat your identifying information in accordance with the laws of any country or jurisdiction other than the United States. However, the foregoing waiver may not be legally binding in some countries such as member states of the European Union. To the extent it is not legally binding in the country in which you are located, this foregoing waiver does not apply to you and is severed from the remaining policy, leaving the rest intact.
This policy was last modified on December 15, 2015.