2. Your Consent to this Policy
3. Personal Information Collection
Dhamma Earth may, through dhammaearth.org website, potentially collect your personal and financial information during your visit to dhammaearth.org website. These include but not limited to the online registration for any event and online donation organised by us.
Dhamma Earth do not collect personal identifiable information (your name, addresses, etc.) from you when you visit dhammaearth.org website except details provided by you during registration together with information we learn about you from your use of our service and your visits to dhammaearth.org and other sites accessible from them. If you choose to provide this information to us, please note that this information will be used only to fulfil your request for information or your consent to receive messages from dhammaearth.org website through various modes of communication. Such communication can include electronic newsletters, offline mails, notifications of upcoming events, calls regarding volunteer service request and/or clarification regarding event registration you have made.
When registering for an event on dhammaearth.org website, you will be required to provide your first and last name, photo, home address, telephone number, email address and any other necessary information, failing which will result in unsuccessful registration. This personal identifiable information will be used to complete, support, and analyse the event organised by us only.
When donating through dhammaearth.org website, you will be required to provide the donor(s)’ name(s), user name (if you have once registered on dhammaearth.org), billing, payment and financial information and aspiration message, failing which will result in unsuccessful donation transaction. This information will be used during the billing, payment and financial information and sharing of merits sessions for aspiration. This information may also be used for internal purposes and to comply with any requirements of law. This information may be disclosed to our staffs and to third parties involved in the completion of your event registrations and transactions (credit card providers, etc.) or the analysis and support of your use of dhammaearth.org website.
4. Technical Information Collection
As you browse through our website, we may gather navigational and click stream data that shows what pages are visited and how long various features are used. This information will not reveal your identity or be linked to you personally. We use this information to analyse, learn and support your event registrations and donations from dhammaearth.org and use of the website to comply with any requirements of law and to determine our upcoming dhamma propagation actions/plans.
Dhamma Earth have relationships with third parties who provide services on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags to measure feature usefulness or effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous.
5. Sharing Personal and/or Technical Information
We take your privacy seriously. Your personal identifiable information will also be shared when necessary, to complete your event registrations (preparation of name tags using your photo and name, etc.) or to protect our legal rights if information gathered is related to harmful or threatened harmful conduct, or we have good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
(1) conform to the requirements of law or comply with governmental orders, court orders, or legal process served on Dhamma Earth; or
(2) protect and defend the property or rights of Dhamma Earth, the users of dhammaearth.org website or the public.
This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk protection. In the event that Dhamma Earth should collaborate with another company, society or organisation, the information you provide to dhammaearth.org website with regards to the event, may be shared with the company, society or organisation we collaborate with.
6. We will not share, sell, rent, or trade your Personally Information with other parties except as provided below:
Dhammaearth.org website provide services and products through third parties. These third-party service providers perform certain functions on our behalf, such as organising events, sending out and distributing emails pertaining to administration and updates. We may share your personally information with these authorised service providers to fulfil event organisation, sending of emails and postal mails, administration of contests, removal of repetitive information on participant lists, data analysis, provision of marketing assistance, provision of search results and links, credit card payments processing, operation of website, troubleshooting and provision of event registration support.
Dhamma Earth may also collect personal information from individuals and companies (“affiliates”) with whom we have relationships with and may share your information with Service Providers to accomplish our administrative tasks. For example, when you donate, we release your credit card information to the card-issuing bank to confirm payment for the service and, if applicable, release your address to the delivery service provider to deliver the service. Likewise, we may release an affiliate’s information to our bank to send out a payment. Dhamma Earth encourage third party service providers of dhammaearth.org website to adopt and post privacy policies. However, the use of your personal information by such parties is governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to our control.
7. External Links
Dhammaearth.org website offer secure web pages to collect certain kinds of user information, and we store certain kinds of data in encrypted form. We follow reasonable technical and management practices to help protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of data stored in our system. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures implemented by dhammaearth.org reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
Dhammaearth.org servers use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), an encryption technology that works with Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and AOL’s browser, so that only dhammaearth.org can read a user’s personal information.
Dhamma Earth generally keep user data on our server or in our archives for as long as we deem reasonable. We may alter this practice according to changing requirements. We may keep other data for longer periods if the law requires it. Additionally, information posted in a public forum (such as a frequently asked question, article comment, or product review) could stay in the public domain indefinitely.
9. Miscellaneous Privacy Issues
Children (minors under the age of 18 years old) may not use the website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18, the website is not specifically designed for those under the age of 18 years old. In certain instances, we organise event targeted to children however registration has to be submitted by adults.