Your privacy is important to us and we want you to know how we process and store your personal data which we collect when you use our site or communicate with us.
At EkhartYoga we respect your right to privacy and we comply with our obligations under the Dutch and European data protection acts. The purpose of this website Privacy Statement is to outline how we deal with any personal data you provide to us while visiting this website. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these other websites.
We retain two types of information:
The processing of the personal data you submitted is necessary for us to provide you with the best and safest possible online yoga experience:
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We store your data in our database for 13 months after you end your subscription with us. We save it for this period so we can provide for you to keep your preferences and favourites in case you want to restart your membership.
Personal data needed to comply with legal or regulatory requirements (for tax- and bookkeeping purposes) are stored for 7 years.
We as EkhartYoga work with some expert companies who handle financial data, for example.
We share personal data with these third parties to comply with legal or regulatory requirements. We may share your personal data with other third parties who provide services to us. Except as set out in the Privacy Statement, we will not disclose your personal data to any other third parties.
We may provide non-personal data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our website. For example, we might inform third parties of the number of unique users who visit our website, the demographic breakdown of our community users, or the activities that visitors to our website engage in while on our website. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including website tracking services), commercial partners, sponsors, licensees, researchers and other similar parties.
We reserve the right to transfer information (including your personal data) to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of EkhartYoga provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Statement and provided that the third party only uses your personal data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.
Your personal data is held by EkhartYoga in accordance with industry best practices. We do not store your credit card information, number, expiry date or CVV security code on our servers. To ensure optimal security, we use a third party (Buckaroo) for all credit card, Ideal, PayPal & other billing. Buckaroo uses a PCI-DSS compliant platform, secured by encryption and authentication. We have a processor agreement in place with Buckaroo. We take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your personal data.
ekhart-academy.com content is not directed at users under 16 years of age. When you provide information about yourself as a user, you are thus representing yourself as 16 years of age or older. Our policy is that we do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information about visitors under 16 years of age. However if we do become aware of having collected personally identifiable information from a user under 16 without consent of a parent or legal guardian, we will remove such information from our servers.
You have a right to access your personal data, ask for a copy of your data, to rectify it or to delete your records completely. You may also object to processing and restrict the processing, as well as a request for data portability. Please contact us and we will respond to your request as soon as possible.
Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use personal data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Privacy Statement or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.
This Privacy Statement is governed by the laws of the Netherlands and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Dutch courts.
If you have any questions or comments or are unhappy about how we handle your data, please email us and we will get in touch as soon as possible. If you feel our answer is not sufficient you can contact the Dutch authority for Data & privacy processing.