Privacy policy

DYC USA Privacy Policy

Date: 3/28/2010

Datta Yoga Center is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its on-line users' Personal information.  Please read the following policy to understand the rules and procedures followed by Datta Yoga Center in handling Personal information provided to us over the internet. If you have further questions regarding our privacy policy please contact us via email

What information does DYCUSA collect?

DYC USA collects the Personal information only from persons who contact us and voluntarily provide the information to us or that is given to us by various affiliated DYCUSA organizations (satsangs and centers) that have your permission to share your Personal information. *Personal information* means your name, shipping/mailing address, telephone number, fax number, and email address and may include your program registration and donation preferences. We do not collect and store credit or debit card account numbers through our website. All financial transactions such as payment for our programs and donations done through our website are processed by PayPal,  an independent third party online payment processing company. Users may review the terms of use and privacy policy for PayPal at

How DYCUSA uses the Personal Information

   1. We use your personal information to respond to and fulfill requests for products and services including: Sending information about the activities of DYCUSA.
   2. Sending you our e-newsletters and promotional offers about our products.
   3. Contacting you about the status of your orders, donations and program registrations
   4. Completing your purchases and program registrations
   5. Completing your donations

When we disclose personal information to others

   1. DYCUSA does exchange Personal information with various affiliated organizations (satsangs and centers) in the U.S. and abroad so that they can contact people on the mailing list about DYCUSA’s programs and events.
   2. We use personal information to send promotional offers about our products.
   3. DYCUSA's mailing list, including the Personal information we receive through the internet, is never shared with any commercial organizations and is never sold, rented or given to unrelated third parties.
   4. DYCUSA will disclose Personal information to third parties if we believe in good faith that the law requires us to do so.

Right to control and procedures to protect personal information

   1. Individuals who wish to register online for our programs and events are allowed to register online using the Register button on our website by providing their name, address, email id, and telephone number, and related information.
   2. Individuals who purchase goods or services from online store or who give donations through our DYCUSA website or who register and pay online for our programs, are redirected to PayPal’s secure payment gateway to complete the payment transaction. All financial information entered online is collected and processed by PayPal and DYCUSA does not collect, process, or retain any of the credit card information in our files. Please review the terms of use and privacy policy on  PayPal website. DYCUSA limits access to your Personal information to those persons that are required to fulfill the requests for information, services or products. Your Personal information is protected with access only to those selected and authorized persons.

How we use Cookies

DYCUSA uses cookies to store information. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored in your computer's hard drive.


Amendment of Policy

DYCUSA reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy any time. No individual notice of such changes will be provided but they will appear on the website in the form of a revised and newly dated Privacy Policy. Our current policy was amended in March 2010.