Legal and copyright and privacy policy

Entire contents copyright © 2015, GMDO Australia Ltd. and  Maharishi Foundation Australia Limited (MFA Ltd – ABN 20 001 342 301), a company limited by guarantee and a registered non-profit educational organisation. All rights reserved.

MFA Ltd and Global Mother Divine Organisation–Australia Limited (GMDO Ltd – ACN 133 636 889) are the exclusive licensed users in Australia of the registered trademarks Transcendental Meditation®, Maharishi® and Maharishi Ayur-Veda®, and the exclusive licensed users of all internationally copyrighted ‘materials’* associated with Maharishi Vedic Science™ or material copyrighted by other international organisations also associated with Maharishi Vedic Science. MFA Ltd and GMDO Ltd are the sole authorised providers in Australia of all the programs and technologies that collectively comprise Maharishi Vedic Science and are both exclusively licensed to promote, offer, and practically apply Maharishi Vedic Science in Australia as defined and specified to include but not limited to:

Transcendental Meditation, Transcendental Meditation Advanced Techniques, Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Programme, Maharishi Yoga, Maharishi Sthapatya Veda, Maharishi Gandharva Veda, Maharishi Jyotish, Maharishi Yagya. Maharishi Ayur Veda, Maharishi Vedic Medicine. Maharishi Vedic Approach to Health, VedAroma, Maharishi Gem and Light Therapy, Maharishi Vedic Vibration Technology, Maharishi Vedic Sound, Maharishi Veda Land, Maharishi Heaven on Earth Development Programme, Maharishi Vedic Management. Maharishi Corporate Development Programme, Maharishi Global Trading, Maharishi University of Management Faculty Development Programme. and Maharishi Consciousness Based Education.

MFA Ltd claims the Australian common law trade mark rights to Maharishi’s Vedic Science and Technology of Consciousness™ (Maharishi Vedic Science™), TM™, TM-Sidhi™, Science of Creative Intelligence™, Maharishi Corporate Development Programme™, Consciousness-Based Education™, Maharishi Jyotish and Yagya™, Maharishi Yoga™, Maharishi Sthapatya Veda™, Fortune Creating Homes™, Maharishi Vedic Approach to Health™, M-Spa™, VedAroma™, Maharishi Light Therapy with Gems™, Maharishi Vedic Vibration Technology™, Maharishi Vedic Organic Agriculture™, Maharishi Honey™, and Maharishi Gandharva Veda™.

Maharishi Invincibility Centres (MICs), Maharishi Vedic Centres, Transcendental Meditation Centres, TM Centres, Maharishi Health Education Centres, M-Spas, Maharishi Ayur-Veda Panchakarma [Clinics or Spas], Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment (Maharishi School), Maharishi Institute of Consciousness-Based Education, Maharishi Vedic College and Fortune Creating Homes, are trading names of, and Maharishi Ayur-Veda Products Pty Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of, MFA Ltd.

* ‘materials’ means all books, brochures, folders, other written materials, including private notes based on oral instructions, computer programmes, video and audiotapes, compact discs, DVDs, photographs, slides, films, any electronic storage media etc., containing any information concerning any aspect of Maharishi Vedic Science and all considered the exclusive copyright of the licensor Maharishi University of Natural Law (MUNL – UK).

When you make an enquiry or book a session on this site we may email you information about our programs, with easy unsubscribe details so you can opt out at any time. We will not sell, share or make available your info to other sites, organizations or lists. We respect your privacy like it was our own.

Privacy policy

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

Thank you for visiting the Mornington Meditation Centre (http://morningtonmeditation.com.au/) website. September 2017

Protecting consumer privacy is very important to us. Our Online Privacy Statement is available to inform you about our collection and use of personal information so that you can make informed choices about how your own information is collected and used. This Online Privacy Statement reflects the Mornington Meditation Centre policies covering personal information collected at this website on or after the effective date shown above.

We believe that information used responsibly benefits consumers and the economy, whether it is information we house on behalf of consumers conducting transactions or information we collect on behalf of our business clients. For example, we use consumer information every day to ensure fast and accurate processing of money transfers. In addition, Mornington Meditation Centre strives to better serve our customers by offering goods and services that we believe fit their needs and interests. When identifying an opportunity, Mornington Meditation Centre may use consumer information it has collected in an effort to identify consumers who may be interested in that opportunity. Consumers and businesses have relied on Mornington Meditation Centre for safe and reliable service. The relationships we have developed have been established based on mutual trust. Each day we and employees and agents strive to reinforce our commitment to our clients and consumers. Central to that commitment is ensuring that we abide by a set of privacy policies, which are outlined below. These policies guide us in the collection and use of information as well as employee responsibilities in protecting your privacy. We use personal information about consumers only in a manner consistent with these policies.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

Mornington Meditation Centre collects personal information in order to offer or provide goods and services to consumers and our customers. We may obtain this information from a variety of sources:

Directly from customer applications, questionnaires and other materials submitted to us by customers;
From transactions in which Mornington Meditation Centre and consumers are involved;
From click thru activity on our web sites; and
From a variety of third-party sources, such as our business customers, government repositories, consumer reporting agencies and other financial institutions.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

Mornington Meditation Centre does not disclose customer information to third parties without first giving customers an opportunity to opt-out of certain kinds of disclosures. There are some disclosures to third parties that are not subject to the opt-out, such as disclosures necessary to effect, administer or enforce a transaction requested by you, to companies that perform services for us or to prevent fraud.

Finally, Mornington Meditation Centre may disclose information about former customers to third parties and companies with which Mornington Meditation Centre is affiliated, as well as unaffiliated third parties. Those disclosures may consist of the following:

Financial background information describing a customer’s financial status;
Identification information, such as name and address data;
Transaction information, such as account activity, debit activity or credit activity; and
Other information relating to financial matters.

RECIPIENTS OF INFORMATION

Mornington Meditation Centre may disclose consumer information to companies affiliated with Mornington Meditation Centre and to companies or other parties not affiliated Mornington Meditation Centre (subject to consumers’ opt-out rights)

These recipients include:

Financial institutions, such as banks, credit card companies and brokerage houses;
Companies that process transactions or provide other services for us;
Government agencies; and
In addition, under Australian law Mornington Meditation Centre is permitted to disclose customer information to certain recipients, like credit reporting.

WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROTECTING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF PERSONAL CONSUMER INFORMATION.

Mornington Meditation Centre limits access to personal information to those employees of Mornington Meditation Centre and its affiliates who need it to fulfil their business responsibilities. Employees must adhere to Mornington Meditation Centre privacy policies. Employees violating these policies may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal. Vendors and other outside contractors we engage are subject to our contractual requirements to ensure that sensitive personal information is safeguarded.

WE USE APPROPRIATE SECURITY SAFEGUARDS.

At Mornington Meditation Centre, security is a priority. We employ appropriate measures to protect consumer information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. These may include, among others, encryption, physical access security and other appropriate technologies. Mornington Meditation Centre continually reviews and enhances its security systems, as necessary.

WE MAINTAIN PROCEDURES TO ASSURE THE QUALITY OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WHERE APPLICABLE, WE WILL INFORM CONSUMERS ABOUT HOW THEY CAN ACCESS THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND MAKE CORRECTIONS, IF NECESSARY.

Mornington Meditation Centre employs appropriate measures to assure the quality of information we collect directly from consumers. Where Mornington Meditation Centre collects information directly from consumers or sources other than our business customers, we permit them, if possible, to dispute or correct any erroneous or out-of-date personally identifiable information. Of course, this correction would not be possible if the information is proprietary to one of our business customers, reflects historical transaction information or if correction would violate the privacy or legal rights of a third party. Where applicable, we abide by laws related to such information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a written request that credibly shows error. We reserve the right to independently verify claims made. To protect your privacy and security, we also will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making corrections. We reserve the right to assess a service charge for providing you any information in connection with your request.

THE Mornington Meditation Centre WEBSITE IS NOT DIRECTED AT CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13.

Our website is not directed at children under the age of 13 and Mornington Meditation Centre does not collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under the age of 13.

WEBSITE MAY BE LINKED TO OTHER WEBSITES

Mornington Meditation Centre may create links to third party websites. Mornington Meditation Centre is not responsible for the content or privacy practices employed by websites that are linked from our website.

OPT OUT RIGHT

Mornington Meditation Centre may disclose consumer information to third parties as described earlier in this notice. Many of these disclosures are beneficial to consumers because they permit goods and services of interest to consumers to be offered to consumers at attractive rates. We strive to give consumers choices about how their data will be used. You have the right to opt-out of (direct us not to make) these disclosures when the consumer information is about you. Of course, there are some disclosures to third parties that are not subject to the opt-out, such as disclosures necessary to effect, administer or enforce a transaction requested by you, to companies that perform services for us or to prevent fraud. When you use this service, you will be asked whether you wish to opt out. If you wish to opt out, simply check the appropriate box and submit your choice.

We use remarketing tools and third party technologies such as Google Analytics and DoubleClick cookies to advertise online. These tools and technologies collect and analyse certain types of information, including cookies, IP addresses, onsite behaviour and other similar information.

Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can opt out of Google Analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the opt-out service provided by Google.

Mornington Meditation Centre uses analytics data and the double click cookie to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to our website. You have the ability to opt out of the double click cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or by opting out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.

If you would like to know more about remarketing you can view Google’s Remarketing Privacy Guidelines, Policies and Restrictions pages.

If you have any questions or indeed comments about our Online Privacy Statement, or for some reason believe we have not adhered to our statement, please contact:

E-mail the Mornington Meditation Centre Data Protection Officer:
info@morningtonmeditation.com.au

We may alter this statement as needed for certain products and services and to abide by local laws or regulations around the world. Mornington Meditation Centre reserves the right to amend or modify this statement from time to time. We urge you to review this statement whenever you visit in order to obtain the most current statement. You may change your choices at any time.

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