To ensure your privacy, we only use the information you provide for order/donation identification and to respond to your queries sent via our website for retreat and accommodation planning. We may need to contact you by phone, postal mail, or email if questions arise regarding your booking or enquiry. Your information is not shared with anyone not affiliated with FPMT, unless required by law.
We do not send unsolicited or "spam" e-mail. Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery uses e-mail addresses to communicate, respond to enquiries and send newsletters, if you have elected to receive them.
We do not sell, rent, or lend any personal information to any third party. All information provided to us is kept in strict confidence.
Options you have to control how we use your information
If you provide our website with your e-mail address, you may receive e-mails from us. If you do not want to receive a newsletter from our website, you can discontinue these e-mails by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email. It is unlikely that you will receive emails other than updates via our regular newsletter.
What about links to and from other websites?
Our commitment to Data Security
We have appropriate physical, electronic and procedural security safeguards to protect and secure the information we collect. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Our website uses 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to protect your personal credit information, including your credit card number, before it travels over the Internet. SSL technology is the industry standard for secure online transactions. When you use secure portions of our site or proceed to our online checkout, either a solid key or a locked padlock icon will appear in the lower right of your browser window. This icon insures that your transaction session is secured through SSL.
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