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Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 2/10/2019

At White River Buddhist Temple, we appreciate your use of and contributions to our website, mobile application, our other properties and/or our related services (collectively known as the "Services," or, each individually, a "Service"). White River Buddhist Temple respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We encourage you to read this privacy policy to understand the information we collect and how we use and disclose it. This policy applies to all of our Services that link to it.

1. Information Collection

For a better experience, while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information. The information that we request will be retained by us and used as described in this privacy policy.

  • Information you provide. When using the Services, you may be asked to provide personal information about yourself, such as your name and contact information. This may occur, for example, when taking a survey or asking a question on the Services. You may also provide information about a third party through the Services, for example, if you share a link with a recipient via email. We may combine this information with other information we collect from your interaction with the Services or from other companies.

  • Cookies, and other tracking technologies. We and our partners use various technologies to collect information automatically when you access and use the Services, including cookies and other similar technologies. Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device's internal memory. When you use the Services, we and our partners may place one or more cookies on your computer or other electronic device or use other technologies that provide similar functionality. We and our partners may use cookies to connect your activity on the Services with other information or your prior interactions on the Services to. The use of cookies helps us improve the quality of the Services to you, by identifying information which is most interesting to you, tracking trends, measuring the effectiveness of advertising, or storing information you may want to retrieve on a regular basis. At any time, you may adjust settings on your browser to refuse cookies according to the instructions related to your browser. However, if you choose to disable cookies, some features of the Services will not operate properly.

  • Third-party cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies. We work with service providers to track and manage cookie information and your activities while you're using the Services and your online activities over time and across different websites and devices. Link to privacy policy of third party service providers used by our Services.

  • Mobile device and mobile browser information. You may adjust settings on your mobile device and mobile browser regarding cookies and sharing of certain information, such as your mobile device model or the language your mobile device uses, by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device. Please refer to the instructions provided by your mobile service provider or mobile device manufacturer.

  • Usage logs. We collect information about your use of our Services, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our Services. We also collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Services, such as the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information, and browsing behavior.

  • Public content. You may provide information publicly through the Services, such as when you ask a question for a speaker, or when you contribute to discussion forums.

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

2. Information Use

White River Buddhist Temple generally uses the information collected about you to provide and improve the Services, including to:

  • send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;

  • respond to your comments, questions and requests;

  • communicate with you about events offered by White River Buddhist Temple and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;

  • monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services;

  • revise, modify, and update existing Services and develop new Services;

  • personalize the Services and present you with content or features that we believe will be of interest or useful to you;

  • link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and

  • carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.

3. Third-Party Links and Websites

Throughout the Services, we may link to the websites of other companies and/or individuals. These third-party websites may collect information about users on those websites, and White River Buddhist Temple’s privacy policy does not extend to these external websites and third parties. Please refer directly to these third parties and websites regarding their privacy policies.

4. Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

5. Contacting White River Buddhist Temple

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or the privacy practices of White River Buddhist Temple, please email us at office@wrbt.org or you can write to us at:

White River Buddhist Temple

PO Box 855

Auburn, WA 98071-0855

6. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.