We collect your personal information when you provide it to us. “Personal information” is any information that can be used to identify you or that we can link to you. We may automatically collect certain information when you use, access, or interact with our Platforms. And we may collect information from other sources, such as social media platforms that may share information about how you interact with our social media content.
Privacy and Legal Page
DISCLAIMER: NO CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS FORMED BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY OF OUR PLATFORMS OR PURCHASING OR USING ANY OF OUR PRODUCTS.
All of the information and Products provided across our Platforms is for your educational and informational purposes only. Any results, testimonials or statements about past performance are included for example purposes only, and are not a guarantee of any results that you may achieve.
© Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project. All Rights Reserved.
for Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project
LAST UPDATE: March 13, 2023
Please note that this Policy only pertains to our Platforms and the information and/or Products offered on the Platforms.
This Policy describes:
- The Types of Information We Collect
- How We Use the Information We Collect
- How We May Share the Information We Collect
- Third-Party Services and Content
- Protection and Storage of the Information We Collect
- Your Choices and Rights
- How to Contact Us
- Changes To This Policy
We collect information that you provide to us, including when you communicate with us via email or other channels, including social media; when you sign up for or request that we send you newsletters, alerts, or other materials; when you sign up for a webinar or event; when you respond to our communications or requests for information; when you license or purchase any of our Products or services; when you provide camera access; video and streaming information. The information you provide may include your name, your business name, contact information (including both home and work), title, email address, telephone number, birth date, and other information about yourself. Some of our Platforms may require that you enter a password or other information in order to access certain features, and we collect such credentials when you enter them. If you purchase or license any of our Products, we will also collect credit card information. We may also collect information if you provide it to us through the use of forms that you download from our Platforms, complete and send in to us.
We use browser cookies and similar technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) to collect and store certain information when you use, access, or interact with our Platforms. We may, for example, collect information about the type of device you use to access the Platforms, the operating system and version, your IP address, your general geographic location as indicated by your IP address, your browser type, the content you view and features you access on the Platforms, the web pages you view immediately before and after you access the Platforms, whether and how you interact with content available on the Platforms, and the search terms you enter on the Platforms.
Please note that we do not currently respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that may allow you to opt out of the collection of information across networks of websites and online services as there is no standard for how online services should respond to such signals. As standards develop, we may develop policies for responding to do-not-track signals that we will describe in this Policy.
We may receive information about you from other sources, including third parties that help us: update, expand, and analyze our records; identify new customers; or prevent or detect fraud. We may also receive information about you from social media platforms including but not limited to when you interact with us on those platforms or access our social media content. The information we may receive is governed by the privacy settings, policies, and/or procedures of the applicable social media platform, and we encourage you to review them.
When you access the Platforms via a mobile device or other location-enabled method, we may collect precise location information if you permit the Platforms to access such information. We may use this information to provide you with content based on your location.
We may use the information we collect:
- To aggregate information about you from multiple sources;
- To respond to your inquiries;
- To market our Products and services and the Products and services of other entities;
- To provide you with Products and services that you request;
- To process payment for, and deliver any, Products that you license or purchase;
- To invite you to our social media accounts, pages and groups;
- To provide you with affiliate links;
- To operate, troubleshoot, and improve the Platforms;
- To send you newsletters, updates, marketing communications, and other information or materials that may interest you;
- To maintain our list of contacts;
- To understand how people use our Platforms and interact with our advertising, including by generating and analyzing statistics;
- For Company’s business purposes, including data analysis; submitting invoices; detecting, preventing, and responding to actual or potential fraud, illegal activities, or intellectual property infringement;
- To assess the effectiveness of our events, promotional campaigns, and publications;
- To evaluate, recruit, and hire personnel;
- As we believe reasonably necessary or appropriate to: comply with our legal obligations; respond to legal process or requests for information issued by government authorities or other third parties; or protector your, our, or others’ rights;
- In another way that we indicate when we collect it; and
- Any other manner that you give us permission to do.
We may share your information in a number of ways and circumstances. We may share your information in any way that we indicate at the time we collect it. We may share information with our employees, contractors, consultants, alliance partners and vendors for business purposes such as internal administration, billing, information technology services, support and maintenance, fulfilling Product orders, promoting our events, Products and services, providing you with Products and services, and any of the actions that we have indicated anywhere in this Policy that we may take with regards to data and information. We may also share the information we collect in other ways if you give us consent to those other ways.
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise share information that reasonably identifies you with unaffiliated entities for their independent use except as expressly described in this Policy or with your prior permission. We may share information that does not reasonably identify you as permitted by applicable law.
We may also disclose information we collect:
(a) To our third-party service providers that perform services on our behalf, such as web-hosting companies, mailing vendors, analytics providers, event hosting services, and information technology providers.
(b) To law enforcement, other government authorities, or third parties (within or outside the jurisdiction in which you reside) as may be permitted or required by the laws of any jurisdiction that may apply to us; as provided for under contract; or as we deem reasonably necessary to provide you services. In these circumstances, we take reasonable efforts to notify you before we disclose information that may reasonably identify you, unless prior notice is prohibited by applicable law or is not possible or reasonable in the circumstances.
(c) To service providers, advisors, potential transactional partners, or other third parties in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company or we sell, liquidate, or transfer all or a portion of our assets.
We may share anonymous, de-identified, or aggregate information that cannot reasonably identify you with others for any purpose, as permitted by applicable law. Please note that any personal information that you post to a profile, blog, comment section, or forum on our Platforms (including our social media pages) may be available to other users of those forums or, in some cases, made publicly available.
Grounds for using or processing your personal information. We rely on the following legal grounds to process your personal information, namely:
(a) Performance of a contract or order. We may need to collect and use your personal information to enter into a contract you or to perform a contract that you have with us, or to fulfill an order that you place for one of our Products. For example, when you use our Platforms we will use your personal information to respond to your requests and provide you with such services.
(b) Consent. By using our Platforms, you consent to our use of your personal information as described in this Policy. If you object to such use, please cease all uses of the Platforms. We may use precise location information as described in this Policy. You may be able to disable the sharing of location information in your browser or mobile application settings.
(c) Legitimate interests. We may use your personal information for our legitimate interests to improve our products and services and the content on our Platforms. Consistent with our legitimate interests and any choices that we offer or consents that may be required under applicable laws, we may use technical information as described in this Policy and use personal information for our marketing purposes.
We take reasonable precautions to comply with applicable legal requirements and safeguard the information that we collect. However, no information system can be 100% secure. So, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to us over networks that we do not control, including the Internet, telephone and wireless networks, or even the information technology infrastructure of any of our vendors.
The Platforms are controlled and operated by Shanti Bhavan from the State of Washington, in the United States. We do not intentionally market our Platforms to individuals located in the European Union. If you reside outside of the United States, we make no representation as to whether our privacy practices comply with your country of residence. We may store the information we collect in the United States or in other countries where we or our service providers have facilities. We may transfer information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection laws and regulations that differ from those in your country. If you use or visit our Platforms from outside the United States, you consent to the collection and/or processing in the United States of information we collect from or about you.
We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of thirteen (13), and our Platforms are not targeted to children under the age of thirteen (13).
- If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can let us know by sending us an email via our Contact Us page. And the electronic marketing communications we send you may contain unsubscribe opt-out mechanisms that allow you to register your marketing preferences. Please note that if you opt-out of marketing communications, we may still contact you with non-promotional communications, such as those about ongoing business relations or administrative messages.
- Subject to local law, you may have certain rights regarding information that we have collected and that is related to you. We encourage you to contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate. You can also ask us to see what personal information we hold about you, to erase your personal information and you may tell us if you object to our use of your personal information. In some jurisdictions, you may have a right to complain to your local data protection authority. If you would like to discuss or exercise the rights you may have, send us an email via our Contact Us page.
We welcome your inquiries and comments. But please note that if you are not a client, we may not be able to treat the information you send us as confidential or privileged. If you wish to contact us regarding our services, please contact us directly at [email protected] or by mail at 12819 SE 38th St. #48, Bellevue, WA 98006, USA.
We may update this Policy from time to time. The effective date of the current Policy is noted at the top of this page. We encourage you to periodically review this page. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share the personal information that you have provided, we will notify you by posting notice of the changes on the Company Platforms.
Website Terms of Service
for Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project
LAST UPDATE: March 13, 2023
This is the Terms of Service for Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project (“Shanti Bhavan”, “Company”, “our”, “we”, “us”, whether capitalized or lowercase). These Terms of Service describe the terms and conditions applicable to your (“you”, “your”, whether capitalized or lowercase) access and use of any of our websites, portals, email correspondence, and any of our social media channels (collectively, our “Platforms”).
We may amend these Terms of Service at any time by posting the amended Terms of Service on this website. All amended terms and conditions will be automatically effective after they are posted on the website.
We may change or discontinue any aspect, service or feature of the Platforms at any time, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.
You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all connectivity, computer software, hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of our Platforms and all charges related to the same.
No individual business relationship is formed between you and Company as a result of viewing or using our Platforms or submitting a contact request or email. Our Platforms are not guaranteed to be accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. All of the information provided on our Platforms (including the digital content) are resources for educational and informational purposes only and should not be relied on as individual advice.
The content in our Platforms is the sole and exclusive property of Company and is protected by intellectual property rights. The following (whether in plain text or graphic/design form) are the trademarks and service marks of Company: Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project, Shanti Bhavan Educational Trust, Shanti Bhavan Residential School, SBCP, SBET, Shanti Bhavan Canada Chapter, Shanti Bhavan UK Chapter, Shanti Bhavan Australia Chapter, and the Shanti Bhavan logo.
All content and information contained on our Platforms are the copyrighted property of Company. Collectively, all the intellectual property rights of Company in and to the Platforms (including but not limited to patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights anywhere in the world) is the “Company IP.” You may not use, copy, modify, perform, display, create derivative versions of, extract, or otherwise exploit Company IP except as expressly set forth in these Terms of Service.
Any trademarks or service marks of third parties referenced on any of our Platforms are the property of such third party. No claim of rights to such third party trademarks or service marks is made by us.
If you have entered into an appropriate licensing agreement with Company, Company hereby grants you a limited (subject to termination for breach of this license), non-transferable, non-sublicensable, non-assignable license for non-commercial, personal use only to:
(a) access, view and browse the relevant Platform(s);
(b) download any content made available for that purpose.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH B.2 ABOVE, you may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever any of the Platforms, Company IP, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. By way of clarification but not limitation, you may not:
(a) include such content in or with any product or service that you create or distribute;
(b) modify, create a derivative version of, translate, copy, record, duplicate, reproduce, rent, sell, resell, or use or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of our Platforms;
(c) provide to a third party, whether for free or for a fee, access to any video training, membership portals or private groups that are part of our Platforms;
(d) use a deep link to any page on our Platforms that is not the home/primary page, or frame containing any portion of our Platforms;
(e) copy or include the content from our Platforms in your or any other website or publication; or
(f) encourage or instruct, directly or indirectly, any other person to do the same.
Use of Company IP without our express permission, or except as expressly set forth in this Terms of Service, is an infringement of our intellectual property rights, and we reserve the right to take all actions at law or in equity necessary to protect any such misuse or infringement.
You acknowledge and agree that you will make full payments to Company when choosing to make a recurring donation to Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project. If you select an installment method, you authorize Company to automatically charge the credit card on file for any and all payment balances due. You may discontinue a recurring payment at any time by contacting us via our Contact Form. If requested, we will provide a refund for any donation made within the most recent 90 calendar days.
You acknowledge and agree that to the extent that you provide any comments, questions, survey responses, discussions, ideas, suggestions or other feedback to Company either pertaining to or through our Platforms (collectively, the “Feedback”), such Feedback shall automatically become the property of Company, and may be used by Company in perpetuity without compensation to you of any kind.
When using our Platforms, you agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that:
(a) violates any law or advocates for dangerous or illegal activities, poses a threat to others, or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others;
(b) you know to be false, misleading or inaccurate;
(c) contains or advocates pornography or sexually explicit content, pedophilia, incest, bestiality, or that is otherwise obscene, lewd, or is offensive content, hate speech, abusive, vulgar or profane.
(d) is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right;
(e) would be considered junk mail, spam or any other form of solicitation;
(f) contains images or names of indivuals unless you have the written consent from such persons to do so; and/or
(g) contains a virus, trojan horse or other harmful element, or which could interfere with or disrupt our Platforms, servers or networks.
We may, but do not have the obligation to, monitor any information you upload to the Platforms, and we may cooperate with law enforcement with regards to any information you upload.
You acknowledge and agree that our Platforms are designed for individuals who are eighteen (18) years or older, and who have the legal authority to enter into these Terms of Service. You agree to use the Platforms for lawful purposes only, and you will take no actions which infringe our intellectual property rights, or the rights of any third parties. If you violate the terms of the Terms of Service, slander, libel, defame or otherwise harm the reputation and goodwill of Company, or take any actions which could subject Company to civil or criminal liability, Company reserves the right to immediately remove your access to our Platform. In addition, Company reserves the right to seek all other remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth on our Platforms, including violating these Terms of Service.
We may distribute content supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers or users of the Platforms, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Company. Company neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Platforms by any third party.
THERE ARE LINKS IN ON OUR PLATFORMS WHICH LET YOU LEAVE THE PLATFORMS, AND THIRD PARTIES MAY HAVE LINKS TO OUR PLATFORMS. THE LINKED SITES, WHETHER INBOUND OR OUTBOUND, ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF COMPANY, AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET SITES LINKED TO OUR PLATFORMS DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE OPINION OF COMPANY. COMPANY IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO OTHER INTERNET SITES AS A CONVENIENCE TO YOU, AND ACCESS TO ANY OTHER INTERNET SITES LINKED TO OUR PLATFORMS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. COMPANY ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR, OR ANY OBLIGATION TO MONITOR, THE CONTENT OF SUCH LINKED INTERNET SITES. THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY A RECOMMENDATION OR ENDORSEMENT BY COMPANY OF THE LINKED SITE. COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL GUARANTEES, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES PERTAINING TO THE CONTENT, ACCURACY, VALUE, COMPLETENESS, OR QUALITY OF ANY INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS ON SUCH LINKED SITES.
ALL CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND SERVICES ON OUR PLATFORMS ARE PROVIDED TO YOU FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR REGARDING THE TIMELINESS OF TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION BETWEEN ANY USERS OF THIS WEBSITE, OR BETWEEN USERS AND COMPANY. VERIFYING THE ACCURACY OF, OR THE USE OR RELIANCE ON, ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN ON OUR PLATFORMS IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF YOU AS USER OF THE PLATFORMS. COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF OUR PLATFORMS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM OUR PLATFORMS IS FREE OF VIRUSES.
We may share the successful results of users of Company and our Platforms. Such examples are not to be interpreted as a promise or guarantee, verbally or in writing, regarding your results of any kind. By accessing the Platforms, you acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for your own actions that you may take by participating in the Platforms. We do not guarantee that you will get any results using any content on our Platforms, and nothing in our Platforms is a guarantee or warranty of any results.
Testimonials. Our Platforms may contain or refer to testimonials, reviews, case studies or other feedback from others about our Platforms. The results obtained by these users and customers are not necessarily typical and are not a guarantee of the types of results you can achieve by using the information and materials in our Platforms.
YOU ALONE ARE RESPONSIBLE AND ACCOUNTABLE FOR YOUR DECISIONS, ACTIONS AND RESULTS IN LIFE, AND BY YOUR ENGAGEMENT WITH COMPANY YOU AGREE NOT TO ATTEMPT TO HOLD US LIABLE FOR YOUR DECISIONS, ACTIONS OR RESULTS, AT ANY TIME, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE.
COMPANY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR PLATFORMS EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELIANCE BY ANY PARTY ON ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH USE OF OUR PLATFORMS, OR THAT ARISES IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER OR BETWEEN USERS, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO OUR PLATFORMS OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OUR PLATFORMS OR RELATED INFORMATION.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Company, and any of our affiliates and respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Platforms. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this Section H.2. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.
You understand that the Internet is public and that e-mail communications and electronic transmission of information between you and Company, or between you and any other user via our Platforms are subject to the risk of being viewed by other parties. Accordingly, you agree not to transmit confidential or proprietary information relating to you or your business to Company or to other users via e-mail.
This Website is operated from the State of Washington within the United States of America. Company makes no representation that the information in the Platforms is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the Platforms from territories where the contents of the Platforms may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Platforms from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
If there is any dispute between you and Company, you acknowledge and agree that we shall first attempt to resolve the dispute between us. If the dispute is not resolved within thirty (30) calendar days, you agree to resolve the dispute through binding arbitration located in the State of Washington, pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association. The judgment for the award determined by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Costs of arbitration, including attorney fees, will be determined by the arbitrator. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that you breach, or threaten to breach, Sections B, C or D of these Terms of Service, Company shall have the right to immediate relief in a court of law or equity (including by ex parte methods, and including the award of our reasonable attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses) without the necessity for posting bond and without first resorting to arbitration.
Any claims relating to the Platforms will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington excluding the application of its conflicts of law rules. You irrevocably consent to jurisdiction and venue in the State of Washington.
If any provision of these Terms of Service is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
These Terms of Service set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Company may post supplemental terms and conditions regarding privacy and user information on this Website, which shall become binding automatically upon users if and when such additional terms and conditions are posted.
You may not assign, license, sublicense, transfer or otherwise convey these Terms of Services and/or your rights to use the Platforms to any third party without the prior written consent of Company, which may be withheld in our sole and absolute discretion. Any attempted assignment, license, transfer or conveyance is void and not enforceable. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Company may assign, license, sublicense, transfer or convey its rights and obligations to the Platforms, and under these Terms of Service to any party at any time without notice to you.
You acknowledge and agree that there is no partnership, joint venture, employment, contractor agency relationship between you and Company as a result of you using the Platforms. No individual professional relationship of any kind is formed between you and Company as a result of using the Platforms. In order for any individual professional relationship to be formed, you would need to enter into a separate written engagement agreement with Company, wherein both you and Company agree to the scope of the representation.
We may change these Terms of Service from time to time, without prior notice. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this Terms of Service. We encourage you to review the Terms of Service whenever you interact with us to stay informed. Your continued use of the Platforms after the revised Terms of Service has become effective indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to the current version of the Terms of Service.
You may contact us via email at [email protected] with any questions or comments about the Terms of Service. We typically respond to emails only during regular business hours Monday through Friday, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to respond as promptly as possible during such time.