Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following statement to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of the Buddha Community web site. The Buddha Community web site is owned and operated by Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association
Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association reserves the right to change, modify or update this statement at any time without notice.
Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association does not collect personally identifying information about any individual Buddha Community web site user except when knowingly provided by such individual. For example, you might be asked for information when you register for using one of the site’s features or to receive a newsletter. You always have the option not to provide the information requested. If you choose not to provide the information requested, you can still visit most of the Buddha Community web site, but you may be unable to access certain options and services.
Most web site browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to display a warning before accepting a cookie, or to refuse all cookies. However, if you choose to disable the receipt of cookies from the Buddha Community web site, you may not be able to use certain features of the site.
Browser Level Information
Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association web servers automatically collect information about a site user’s IP address, browser type and referrer by reading this information from the user’s browser (information provided by every user’s browser). This information is collected in a database and used – in an aggregated, anonymous manner – in the internal analysis of traffic patterns within the Buddha Community web site. This information is automatically logged by most web sites.
Use of Information
Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association partially derives its revenues from advertising. In order to attract and retain advertisers, the aggregated, anonymous information that was gathered (as well as information from third-party market researchers) is used to describe Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association services to partners and to assist the advertisers and sponsors to better understand Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association audience. This is essential to keeping some of the Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association services free of charge to its users. Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association does not disclose personally identifying information about its users to these parties.
Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association may disclose information about its users when believing in good faith that the disclosure is required by law.
Please be aware that Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association sponsors, advertisers or web sites that have links on the Buddha Community web site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those parties and web sites linked to Buddha Community are not covered by this privacy statement.
Buddha Community users should also be aware that, when you voluntarily disclose personal information in bulletin boards or forums, that information may be collected by others and may result in unsolicited messages from others.
The safety of children is very important to Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association. Whilst Amaravati Lay Buddhist Association will make every reasonable effort to ensure that children’s privacy and other rights are not compromised, it is ultimately the responsibility of parents to monitor their children’s Internet usage. Children should always ask a parent before sending any transmission over the Internet.