At Samadhi, we are committed to safeguarding your privacy whenever you interact with us or visit our
websites, namely samadhiretreat.com.au and other associated websites that we may develop in the
future. As data privacy continues to be such an important and sensitive topic, we would like to take this
opportunity to reassure any concerns that you may have about how we store and use the data that you
provide to us.
Privacy policies can be quite wordy, and the subject matter is much less holistic than we would
normally prefer to discuss with you. However, we respect your privacy (and the security of your
we store and manage your data.
We would like to assure you that we have no interest in profiting from your personal data, other than to
use it to offer services you require from us and to share relevant news, offers, promotions, and other
information about Samadhi that we believe will be of interest to you.
We would like to sincerely thank you for entrusting us with your personal data. We promise to use it to
offer you the very best service possible and to keep you informed about interesting news and
information about Samadhi. Most importantly, we look forward to welcoming you to Samadhi Retreat
in the near future.
Ltd T/A Samadhi Retreat collect, use and protect any Personal Information that you give to us when
you use our website..
Samadhi is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We may ask you to provide certain
information when using this website by which you can be identified. However, please be assured that
any information you choose to provide will only be used in accordance with this Policy.
Samadhi may make non-material changes to this Policy from time to time by updating this page. You
should check this page occasionally to ensure that you agree with any changes. This Policy is effective
from April 18, 2020.
What We Collect
We collect, process, and use your information in order to provide the services you request from us.
This includes providing information to help you make an informed decision on which program is best
for you to experience and processing your reservations and payments. We process Personal
Information by electronic and automatic means; however, Personal Information may also be processed
in paper form. Refusal to provide Personal Information may affect our ability to service your requests,
confirm your stay at our retreat, or provide you with information about Samadhi Retreat and the
experience that we offer. With your consent, we may also use the Personal Information that you
provide to send you promotional and marketing material about Samadhi via email. Information that we
may collect from you (the “Personal Information”) includes the following items:
2) Email Address
3) Mailing Address
4) Telephone Number(s)
5) Skype ID
6) Gender and Age
7) Health and Medical Information
8) Lifestyle Habits
9) Health Interests
10) Credit Card Information
11) Passport Information
12) Arrival and Departure Dates
13) Flight Information
14) Other information that you elect to provide to us
Through the “Comment Box,” you may share other information with us including but not limited to
your personal travel preferences, personal health concerns or personal health goals (the “Additional
Information”). We will store and utilize the Additional Information in the same manner that we store
and utilize your Personal Information.
Your Personal Information is not used for any other purpose.
Unless we are required by the law, court order, or by any government or law enforcement authority, we
do not provide your Personal Information or the Additional Information that you may provide to us
through this website to any third-party. All of your Personal Information is securely stored at Samadhi
Retreat, Australia, and we do not transfer your Personal Information internationally.
Opt-in or Opt-out to Subscribe to our Electronic Mailings
As part of the inquiry process, we allow you to choose whether you wish to receive advertisements,
updates, promotions and other information about Samadhi from time to time. We hope you will find
these communications interesting and relevant as it is not our intent to simply provide you with
information, but to share knowledge and ideas we consider of value to your health.
We will only send you this information if you chose to opt-in by clicking the respective box giving us
consent to deliver our periodic mailings to your email address. If you chose not to opt-in to receive
these communications, we will not send them to you. Even if you selected to opt-in to our
communications you will have an opportunity to unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time by
clicking the unsubscribe link contained in our newsletters and other communications.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place industry-standard managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
information for statistical analysis purposes.
Advertising cookies – Advertising cookies will remember your preferences and, in general, that you visited Samadhi’s website. Based on your online behaviour, you may be provided with advertisements for Samadhi Retreat and our products and services on third-party websites. We strive to provide you with advertisements relevant to you and your interests. These cookies are also used to limit the number of time you see an advertisement as well as help us measure the effectiveness of our advertisements.
Please note that it is not required to accept cookies in order to browse our website. However, by disabling cookies, you may not be able to fully experience all of the features of the website and some pages may not display correctly.
Any information that we collect through cookies is done so and stored anonymously.
Retention of Personal Information
We will maintain Personal Information for as long as we are required to do so by the laws of Australia (“Applicable Law”), or for as long as necessary for the purpose(s) described above for which it is processed. We will delete Personal Information when it is no longer needed and, in any case, upon expiration of the maximum storage term set forth by Applicable Law.
Controlling Personal Information
You may request details of Personal Information that we hold about you by writing an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will provide the information to you in a readable electronic-format free of charge and within five (5) business days of receiving your request. An administrative fee may
apply to those requests that are deemed to be excessive or repetitive.
Social Media Link and Share Buttons
Our website features image links from social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These “Share” buttons are embedded in disabled form, meaning that there is no direct contact between our server and the servers of the respective social networks. Only when you click the “Share” button, will a new window open in which you must log on to the selected social network. The selected page can then be
recommended or shared. At no time is any data transmitted from our website to the respective operator of the social network without you initiating and accepting such transmission.
Links to 3rd Party Websites
Our website features hyperlinks to websites belonging to (and operated by) other providers. After clicking these links, you will be redirected from our website to the third-party website. We are not responsible for how these companies handle your data. Please visit the websites of the respective 3rd party company directly for additional information.
Our website uses Google Maps on some sub-pages to display maps and to create travel directions and instructions for you to arrive at our retreat. Google Maps is a map service from Google, Inc. The use of Google Maps may result in information about the use of our website, including your IP address and
your starting address you have indicated within the scope of the driving direction/route planner function, being transmitted to Google in the United States of America. If you open a page that contains
For more information about the purpose and the scope of data collected as well as further processing and use of data by Google, Inc. please refer to Google’s Privacy Notice.
Use of YouTube Videos
We use embedded YouTube videos in the extended data protection mode. YouTube is a service from Google Inc. YouTube makes this extended data protection mode available and thus ensures that YouTube saves no cookies with personal data on your computer. When calling up the website and to embed the video, the IP address is transferred. This address cannot be correlated, provided you have
not logged into YouTube or another Google service prior to calling up the site or if you are
permanently logged in to Google. As soon as you start playing an embedded video by clicking Start, the extended data protection mode means that YouTube only saves cookies on your computer that contain no personally identifiable data. These cookies can be prevented with the relevant browser settings and extensions.
Notification of Changes to this Policy
We do not expect to make significant changes to this Policy, but if we do so in a material way, we will post the changes to our website and notify you in writing and via the email address that you provide to us thirty days (30 days) before such changes to this Policy take effect; changes that are not material will only be posted to the website thirty days (30 days) before taking effect. If any proposed change is
unacceptable to you, you may request us to remove your Personal Information from our records by writing an email to the email address noted in the section of this Policy titled “Controlling Personal Information.”
PO Box 488