Imprint

The Kwan Um School of Zen /Europe e.V. is a non-profit organization, registered in the register under Registration No.: VR 34290 B.

Contact
Kwan Um School of Zen /Europe e.V
Gottschedstraße 4
13357 Berlin

E-Mail: comms(@)kwanumeurope.org

Copyright

The content and works published on this website are governed by the copyright laws of Germany. Any duplication, processing, distribution or any form of utilization beyond the scope of copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the author or authors in question.

Data protection

The Kwan Um School of Zen /Europe e.V. is a non-profit organization, registered in the register under Registration No.: VR 34290 B. The KUSZEu is not responsible for the implementation of the privacy policy of its member associations, although they may refer to it to describe their internal privacy policy.

Privacy

The Kwan Um School of Zen / Europe (or KUSZEu) takes the issue of your online privacy seriously. If you have any questions concerning our privacy policy that are not addressed here, please contact us:

Kwan Um School of Zen /Europe

e.V Gottschedstraße 4,

Aufgang 5

13357

Berlin

E-Mail: comms(@)kwanumeurope.org

Information Collection and Usage

Kwan Um School of Zen / Europe collects information you provide such as name, contact details and email address for which you gave your consent when you signed up to receive emails from us. You are not required to provide this information except when enquiring about an event or donating to the KUSZEu.   We use your contact details so that we can contact you in case of issues with changes to event schedules, payment, and similar circumstances and send you our newsletter. We may also send you information relating to the event before, during or after the event. We use your banking details to process donations you have made to us and to send you a receipt for such donations. We also use your personal data to claim tax relief on charitable donations, if applicable.   The KUSZEu also collects information about your use of our website including IP address, how much time you spend on the site and what you like to view, from both registered users and general visitors to the site. This data is used solely to manage the website, track usage and improve our website services. This information does not identify the user personally and may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services, for example with Google Analytics. We keep your data until you inform us that you no longer wish to receive news from us. If you are contacting the KUSZEu via email or website contact form with an inquiry, we will only use your details for the purposes of responding to your email.

Email Newsletter Opt In/Opt Out

We may use your email address to send periodic email newsletters regarding our retreats, Dharma talks and events. However, we will only do so if you have given us your permission. If you change your mind at a later date, simply click on the option to unsubscribe near the bottom of the email newsletter. To send our newsletter, we use the list provider MailChimp. MailChimp is a service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404 Atlanta, GA 30318. When you register for our newsletter, the data (name, email address) that you specify in the newsletter registration is transferred to MailChimp and stored there. The service provider MailChimp has its headquarters in the United States. Therefore your data will be processed on servers / datacenters in the United States. After the registration, you will get an email from MailChimp to confirm your registration (“double opt-in”). MailChimp offers many analysis possibilities on how the newsletter is opened and used. These analyses are group-centered and are not used by us for individual evaluation of newsletter recipients.

More information on MailChimp and data protection of MailChimp can be found here: http://MailChimp.com/legal/privacy/.

Links

www.kwanumeurope.org contains links to other Kwan Um School of Zen websites which you may find useful or of interest. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site, the user should satisfy themselves as to the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on our site.

Use of Cookies

www.kwanumeurope.org uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences and to record session information, to customize newsletter, advertising, and web page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable to notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. However, you will need to enable cookies from www.kwanumeurope.org in order to use some functions on the site.

Correcting, Updating or Removing Personal Information

Anybody attending events at the KUSZEu may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by contacting us directly using the contact details shown above or the Contact Us page of this website. You can also request that we give you a copy of the data we hold on you in a machine-readable format.

Sharing and Disclosure of Information

The KUSZEu will never sell or trade your personal data or disclose your personal information to any third party unless in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosure is necessary

  1. a) To confirm legal requirements
  2. b) To protect the rights of the KUSZEu
  3. c) To protect the safety of members of the public or those attending the KUSZEu events

Security

Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, the KUSZEu cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit via the internet. By transmitting any such information to the KUSZEu, you accept that you do so at your own risk. Updated: 20th November 2018.

In order to act mindfully, ethically and in accordance with current GDPR regulations Kwan Um School of Zen Europe recommends all its members to follow the below:

1. Do not forward emails to any third party without asking the writer for permission first.
2. Do not record any meeting without permission from the participants and the organizers.
3. Do not photograph any person neither on social platforms such as zoom nor in real life without asking them for permission.

Limitation of liability for internal content

The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the currency, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages.

Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.

Limitation of liability for external links

Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognizable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.

Newsletter

To send our newsletter, we use the list provider MailChimp. MailChimp is a service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404 Atlanta, GA 30318. When you register for our newsletter, the data (name, email address) that you specify in the newsletter registration is transferred to MailChimp and stored there. The service provider MailChimp has its headquarters in the United States. Therefore your data will be processed on servers / datacenters in the United States. After the registration you will get an email from MailChimp to confirm your registration (“double opt-in”). MailChimp offers many analysis possibilities on how the newsletter is opened and used. These analyses are group-centred and are not used by us for individual evaluation of newsletter recipients. More information on MailChimp and data protection of MailChimp can be found here: http://MailChimp.com/legal/privacy/.

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