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Privacy Policy Statement

Mindful Youth Institute (MYI) Customer/Donor Privacy Policy

MYI recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by you on our websites, as a subscriber to our mailing lists, registrant for our events, participant in our surveys, and a donor. We have created this policy out of a fundamental respect for your right to privacy and to guide our relationships with you. This Privacy Policy Statement discloses the privacy practices for all products and offerings owned by MYI. For the purpose of applicable data protection legislation, the data controller of your personal information is MYI.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected

Individuals that sign up to receive MYI e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses

MYI may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.mindfulyouthinstitute.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies

MYI uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.mindfulyouthinstitute.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitors of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

Email Privacy

MYI does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links

www.mindfulyouthinstitute.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.mindfulyouthinstitute.org domain, and MYI is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Summary

We use great care in storing and protecting your information. You have the right to access your personal data and to delete it. You must be 16 years of age or older to use our websites and services, otherwise you will need parental consent. Should you have trouble or have any questions about this, please use our contact form (“Contact Us”) with any questions you may have.

For questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or any dealings with MYI, contact:

Julia Keller                                                                                       

Executive Director                                          

julia@mindfulyouthinstitute.org