Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 21/01/2024

Introduction Hare Krishna World is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding data collection, use, and sharing when you visit our website. We adhere to the highest standards of privacy, complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other relevant privacy laws.

1. Information Collection and Use

  • Personal Information: We collect personal information such as your name and email address when you subscribe to our newsletter or interact with our site.
  • Usage Data: We use cookies and similar technologies to track activity on our site and hold certain information. This includes data like your IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.

2. Google Ads and AdSense

  • We use Google Ads and AdSense services for advertising, which involves the collection and use of personal data. We provide clear information about this data collection and offer options for users to opt-out of personalized advertising.

3. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

  • Our website uses cookies for various purposes, including analytics and targeted advertising. We prominently inform visitors about the use of cookies and obtain their consent. Users have the option to manage their cookie preferences.

4. User Consent and Opt-Out Options

  • We ensure active consent for cookies and data collection, with clear instructions on how users can opt out or change their preferences.

5. Data Sharing and Disclosure

  • We do not sell or trade your personal information. We may share data with third-party service providers for website hosting, email services, and other necessary services.

6. Children’s Privacy

  • Our website does not target children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from them. If we become aware of collecting data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

7. Compliance with GDPR and Other Laws

  • For EU visitors, we comply with the GDPR, providing detailed information about the data we collect, how it is used, and your rights regarding your data. This includes your rights to access, correct, delete, or restrict the use of your personal data.

8. Compliance with CalOPPA and CCPA

  • For visitors from California, we comply with CalOPPA and CCPA, providing transparency about the personal information we collect and how we use it. We also provide California residents with the right to know about the personal information collected, the right to delete personal information, and the right not to be discriminated against for exercising their CCPA rights.

9. Links to Other Sites

  • Our website may contain links to other sites. We advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit as we have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

10. Changes to This Privacy Policy

  • We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time and will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on this page.

11. Contact Us

  • If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].