At Essence of the Himalayas we respect your privacy and understand how important it is that your personal information remains secure.
What information does Essence of the Himalayas collect about me?
Why do you collect personal information?
In line with our commitment to best practice regarding data protection, we will use your name and e-mail information to contact you about our news, activities and new blogposts - if you have agreed to us doing so by signing up for our Newsletter or Meditation Blog.
Our communications consist of e-newsletters and occasionally other ad hoc communications via email. If you want us to keep you updated on our news and activities but haven’t yet opted in, you can do so by signing up for our e-newsletter in the footer of our website.
Our other purposes for collecting non-personal and personal Information are:
To provide and operate our services;
To provide our users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;
To be able to contact our visitors and users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;
To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.
How does Essence of the Himalayas store my information?
Essence of the Himalayas is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
Do you ever share my information with third parties?
We will not at any time sell or exchange your information.
What if I want to change my communications preferences at a later date?
Every e-newsletter we send includes a link to opt out of receiving future emails.
You can also let us know of any changes to your communications preferences by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
How is my credit/debit card information processed and stored?
When you make a payment for our Services on Essence of the Himalaya’s website, your payments are are processed by Stripe or Paypal. You can find information about their privacy policies and practices at:
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
The right to be forgotten
You have the right to be ‘forgotten’, which means that if you request us to, we will remove all the data that we hold on you from our systems.
How can I see what information you hold on me?
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you can request a report detailing the information we hold about you. To obtain a report, please contact us:
by email, writing to email@example.com, or
by using the contact form on our website
The following information will be required before access is granted:
Your full name and contact details
Your relationship to Essence of the Himalayas
A copy of your passport or national ID card
We reserve the right to charge a reasonable admin fee for additional copies of the same information. You also have the right to have your details updated or corrected in case of error.
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How to contact Essence of the Himalayas for more information
We hope that this statement answers any questions you may have regarding our care of your information, but if you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact Sampriya/Marie-Lou Kuhne Millerick by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or use the contact form on our website.
This statement is correct as of May 2018.
Any alterations to our statement on the collection or use of data will be posted on this website.