Bhagavadgitam.com - Privacy Policy

Summary: bhagavadgitam.com, and any other domain owned by us and pointing to it are collectively referred here in as bhagavadgitam.com. bhagavadgitam.com is a clean website. Some services mentioned here may not be currently available from the website, but they are mentioned because of their possible introduction in future. bhagavadgitam.com is against mass email campaigns, SPAM, unethical exploitation and sale of personal information to third parties for the purposes of commercial exploitation or monetary gain. We use cookies in our forms. Unless otherwise specified we do directly process any monetary transaction with our site visitors through the use of our forms or interface on the website. Monetary transactions are usually carried through trusted and reliable thrid party vendors. bhagavadgitam.com has no direct access to the information gathered by the affiliate merchants through the advertisements and banners displayed on the website.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order or fill out a form. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, website information, country of residence, mailing address or phone number or any other information that may be required to establish your identity or eligibility for a particual transaction or registration. You have the option not to provide this information by not availing our services and also the option to restrict your use to certain areas of our website anonymously.

Google Ads

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Third-party banners and advertisements

We display advertisements and banners of our affiliate merchants over which we have no control. These advertisements may contain hidden cookies and may track user activity when you click on the advertisements or visit their websites. When you visit these sites and or avails the services and products offered by them, you may have to provide personal information information to them to avail their services. bhagavadgitam.com has no access to such information.

Third-party links

We also provide links in our directories to varius websites on the internet. We have not control over the services they provide or the manner in which they collect information about their users. You have to verify their respective privacy policies before making use of them.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience or provide a service. (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
  • To process transactions. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To send periodic emails. The email address you provide for order processing, will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you access your personal information.

We do not directly process any monetary transaction on the website through the use of forms or user interface. In case of all monetary transactions you are be directed to a trusted and reputed third party vendor or vendors, where all supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into the Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. Your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our hosting servers. However after a transaction is completed and service is provided we may keep some general information about your name and email address in our offline servers and storage systems for further follow up, communication and correspondence.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in the site submission. login and feedback forms, record session information, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of registered members, advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders by contacting customer service.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

We include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline such as emails we may send through other interfaces not available on the website.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at termsosuse.aspx

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy and our terms and conditions of use specified above.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on 8/20/2014

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