Lord Shiva Hindu Temples, Amsterdam (“Temple”) is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors and users. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we collect, how we use it, and the measures we take to safeguard your information.

1. Information We Collect

We may collect personal information from you when you visit our website, make inquiries, register for events, or participate in activities at our temple. The types of personal information we may collect include:

  • Name
  • Contact information (email address, phone number, postal address)
  • Demographic information such as age, gender, and nationality
  • Payment information for donations or purchases
  • Information provided voluntarily through surveys or feedback forms
  • Information about your visits to our website, including IP address, browser type, operating system, and pages viewed

2. Use of Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our services, including responding to inquiries and providing updates on temple activities
  • To process donations or purchases made through our website
  • To personalize your experience and improve our website and services
  • To send periodic emails with news, updates, or promotional content (you may opt out of receiving these emails at any time)
  • To analyze website usage and trends, and to monitor the effectiveness of our marketing efforts

3. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

4. Sharing of Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as described in this Privacy Policy or as required by law. We may share your information with trusted service providers who assist us in operating our website or conducting our business, provided that they agree to keep your information confidential.

5. Cookies

Our website may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience and analyze website traffic. You can choose to accept or decline cookies through your browser settings, but this may affect the functionality of our website.

6. Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites, products, or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third parties, and we encourage you to review their privacy policies before providing any personal information.

7. Children’s Privacy

Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under 13, please contact us immediately, and we will take steps to delete the information.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@shivatemple.nl.

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.