Collection and Use of Personal Information
We collect the following personal information from you
- Contact information such as title, first name, surname, email address, mailing address, phone/ mobile number
- Gift information collected when a donation has been made
We use this information to
- Add you to our mailing list to keep you informed about upcoming events
- Comply with our legal and regulatory obligations such as gift administration and meeting HMRC requirements
If you provide us personal information we will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.
We also maintain records of your transactions where appropriate.
You may choose to stop receiving our marketing communications by following the unsubscribe instructions included ins emails or you can do so by contacting us.
Information Obtained About Third Parties
You may provide us with personal information about others, such as recipients’ name and identifiers, address, phone number, bank account details or email address. If so, you confirm that you have appropriate authority to do so and to allow us to use that information and we will only use it for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.
If you believe that one of your contacts has provided us with your personal information and you would like to request that it be removed from our database, please contact us at the contact details mentioned on this website.
We may also disclose your personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements as required by law such as to comply with a court order, subpoena, or similar legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, fulfil our legal or compliance obligations, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a governmental or regulatory request,.
We may share your details with the Vedanta Academy with your permission and to jurisdictions which may offer a level of legal protection to your information which does not meet European legal standards. In such cases, we take steps to protect your information and only make such transfers in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter certain information such as a credit card number on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using reasonable security measures. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us.
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Your Rights and Updating Your Personal Information
Upon request Vedanta Institute London will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may request to review, delete or update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, by contacting us. We aim to respond to your request for access within 30 days.
We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide you services, including a record of your transactions on our website. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information you can contact us. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, and will securely delete your information when we no longer have a need to retain it.