This information is only obtained if you provide it voluntarily, through contacting us via email, or through an online form. Any personal information you do provide is managed according to the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). This means that, at the point of collection, you will be informed that your personal information is being collected, the purpose for which it is being collected, and that you have a right of access to the collected information.
Information collected automatically via the Internet
The Willpower Institute logs http requests to our server. These logs capture computer information, navigation and clickstream data.
Some of the information collected does not identify who you are. Other information, such as your domain name or IP address, may identify you depending on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider. You may wish to ask them about their policies and practices.
Although we make no attempt to link the information captured to the identity of individuals, the information captured does identify the following:
the Internet domain and IP address from which you access our website
the type of browser and operating system used to access our site
screen resolution of your monitor
the date and time you access our site
the pages you visit
the address of any website from which you linked to the Willpower Institute website
This information is used to help us make our site more useful to our audiences by learning about the number of visitors to our site, and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about specific individuals and their visits. Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except Willpower Institute personnel who need the information for legitimate business purposes such as responding to a request.
Privacy and links to other sites
Information collected in emails and web forms
Should you choose to provide us with personal information—as in an email or by filling out a form and submitting it to us through our website—we will use that information to respond to your message and to help us get the information you have requested. The Willpower Institute does not collect personal information for commercial marketing or distribution to any private organizations. Messages sent via the Internet can be intercepted. If you are concerned about sending your personal information to us via the Internet, you can use another method such as fax or regular mail.
Transactions where information enters a system of records
Where personal information is provided that enters a system of records, it is collected in compliance with PIPA. The Willpower Institute collects, creates and maintains information for the purposes of admission, registration and other activities directly related to its meditation courses.
Getting more information
For questions or comments regarding this policy, or for additional information about the administration of the PIPA, contact the Willpower Institute.