The London Zen Groups are members of International Zen Association UK (IZAUK) and as such we take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your membership and/or to provide the information, services, or products you have requested from us. For example if you sign up to the mailing list, we’ll put you on it, and if you register for a sesshin, we will use that information to ensure that you are informed about that sesshin, deleting it afterwards
We will not share your information with third parties, apart from those necessary for delivering information or products (for example, IZAUK shares your AZI membership request with the International Zen Association).
We will retain your details on our system until such a time as you formally request your personal data to be erased. In the case of event registrations, your data will be erased from our website database before the next event.
If at any time you wish to view, edit, or have your personal details erased, or to stop or change how we communicate with you, please get in touch.
From time to time we would like to contact you with details of IZAUK, Zen in London, or other related events, services, or information. We will do this via the mailing list if you have subscribed to it
We’d like you to also know that we keep your data on password protected computers only. The companies we deal with, including the web host and paypal, are also GDPR Compliant
Mailing List – Each mailing list email contains instructions on how to remove yourself / unsubscribe from the list. If this doesn’t work from you, or you are no longer using the email address you subscribed on, or you are having your emails forwarded – please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and I’ll remove you from the list straight away
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