We want to let you know what we do and don’t do with the information that comes from your browsing this site or from filling out a form or from making a purchase through our store. Essentially, all the mandatory text below is meant to reassure you that we collect information solely to optimize your online visit to the site and to keep all transactions, by e-mail or by credit card, totally safe. We do not share this information with anyone except as stated below, for example, to process a purchase. In short, we are and will remain Meher Baba Information, dedicated to spreading His message and not to commercialization of our site.
Collecting your Information
When you use our website, we may collect personal identification information in a variety of ways such as when users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, or fill out a form we make available on our site.
If you prefer, you can browse the website anonymously, which means without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you provide us with your personal information, you are not anonymous to us.
Our primary goal in gathering personal information is to provide you a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience. This allows us to provide services that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our website to make your experience safer and more comfortable. You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, except that it may prevent you from engaging in specific site-related activities.
We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. The non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users’ means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
use of your Information
We use personal information to provide the services you request. We use your personal information to resolve disputes; process payments; troubleshoot problems; help promote a safe service; measure consumer interest in our products and services, inform you about offers, products, and updates; customize your experience; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
We may collect and use your personal information for the following:
To improve customer service –Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
To personalize user experience –We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
To process payments –We may use the information users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
We may use the email address to send user information and updates pertaining to your order. It may also be used to respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
How your information is protected
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.
Our site may use “Cookies” to enhance user experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. The cookies do not contain any of your personally identifiable information.
sharing your information
We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to third parties for advertising or marketing purposes. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the site. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
You may opt-out from being contacted, also from allowing us to share your information with any of the above mentioned entities, by contacting us at privacy at meherbabainformation.org. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our site.