Terms and Conditions 2018-06-04T19:36:42+00:00

Yoga Medicine® Terms & Privacy Policy

By purchasing a training product on this website — any Yoga Medicine module, immersion or online course — you agree to the following terms and conditions.

Approved or Updated Teacher Status

At the time of purchase, you have previously filled out the Yoga Medicine application and been accepted to the program. Part of the online application includes the Participant Release Form, which you must agree to in order to participate in a Yoga Medovideicine® training of any kind. Yoga Medicine reserves the right to offer your spot on the training to an approved applicant or teacher who has updated their information with us.

Deposit Payment Refund Policy

Deposit payments of $500 for a training is non-refundable and non-transferable. Full payments minus deposits are non-transferable and non-refundable after the specified date for each training.

Yoga Medicine® Trademark

Yoga Medicine is a registered trademark used to identify products and services offered, related to the study and practice of yoga. None of these products or services involve the practice of medicine or take the place of medical consultation. We urge you to consult a physician or other healthcare professional of your choice before undertaking any form of exercise, including yoga, to make sure that it is safe and appropriate for you.

Privacy Policy

Yoga Medicine® LLC (Yoga Medicine) respects your privacy. This Privacy Policy informs you of how information is collected on and through Yoga Medicine.com (the “website”) and how we use and disclose this information. Information collected on or through this website may be collected by Yoga Medicine®. The term “we” as used in this Privacy Policy includes Yoga Medicine® and our affiliate organizations, the Yoga Medicine Seva Foundation and the Yoga Medicine Research Institute. By accessing this website, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

Please note that the website may contain links to other websites that are not controlled or operated by Yoga Medicine®. This Privacy Policy does not apply to external websites, and Yoga Medicine® is not responsible for the content websites or the privacy practices of external parties. Therefore Yoga Medicine® encourages you to request and review the privacy policies of any third parties before disclosing your personal information to such parties or when visiting other websites.

This Privacy Policy was last updated May 24, 2018. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. Please check back periodically for further updates and changes. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact us by sending an email to Info@Yoga Medicine.com.

SCOPE OF POLICY

This policy applies to Yoga Medicine’s treatment of personal information that Yoga Medicine collects on or through the Yoga Medicine website and customer service.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

Yoga Medicine® collects and stores personal information that you provide on or through the website and that you provide to the Yoga Medicine® team via email in connection with your access and use of this website. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “personal information” is personally identifiable information about an individual person including, but not limited to, a person’s name, physical address, e-mail address, telephone number, etc. Personal information is provided when:

  • Registering or filling in forms on the website. This includes information you may provide when you request additional information about Yoga Medicine®’s products and services or sign up to receive Yoga Medicine®’s e-mail newsletters and updates.
  • Completing an application to the Yoga Medicine®. When you submit an application to join one of Yoga Medicine’s teacher training programs, you provide much more in-depth information. We keep this information confidential within the Yoga Medicine® team.
  • Purchasing any product or service from YogaMedicine.com.
  • When you use our Services to communicate with others or post, upload or store content (such as comments, profile photos, or updating your teacher profile). This includes entry submissions on YogaMedicine.com, such as comments or feedback forms.
  • Requesting information or assistance from Yoga Medicine®. Yoga Medicine® may also keep a copy of any email communications or correspondence you may send.
  • We also collect personal information through our newsletter system in order to send you customized, personal emails.
  • Using other features of the website or Services that may be offered from time to time, and may require such information in order to utilize the feature.

In operating our store, it is essential for us to capture some information about your device, such as your IP address and information related to your visit when you browse our store. For example, this might include time-stamp, the last page or product you visited, the indication that you logged in. We do that in order to:

  • remember who you are after you log in so that you do not need to authenticate at each click;
  • let you browse between webpages without having to start back from the home page at each click;
  • remember if you put something in your shopping cart before you decide to checkout; and
  • control that your data is processed securely.

We call the information mentioned above “essential information” and we collect it through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files that most websites uses. A website places cookies in the web browser and then reads the information collected through the cookies every time the user performs an action. We use cookies. Without enabling this mechanism and this kind of cookies (first-party cookies), we could not provide you with the smooth experience that you expect while you are navigating.

ORDER INFORMATION THAT YOU EXPRESSLY PROVIDE

If you register for a Yoga Medicine® training/event, or buy something from our store, we will need more specific information about you. To fully process your enrollment or ship the merchandise you selected, we need your personal data such as your first and last name, your email address and your shipping and billing address. We also use your contact and order information to send you communication to process your order. We will ask you to provide this information in our “checkout page” before letting you finalize your purchase with the payment. 

If you purchase a product from one of our affiliates, such as Rad Roller product, we will share your shipping information with them and our affiliate will fulfill the product shipping order and inform you that the product is en route. Your billing information remains confidential, protected, and unshared.

ACCOUNTS

When you register for an in-person training, enroll in an online course, or make a purchase from the online store, you will be assigned a customer account. In the customer account, we will remember your information and, when you decide to buy our products, you do not have to provide all of your information over again — you just have to log-in. Before registering your account, we will ask you to expressly provide your consent to this privacy policy. Only if you give us your consent, we will open your account. We also you the possibility to easily withdraw your consent and delete your account. Just connect with us at Info@Yoga Medicine.com.

AGE RESTRICTIONS

Yoga Medicine® does not target its services or the website to individuals under 18. Yoga Medicine® does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any such information to us. If you are the parent or guardian of a person under the age of 18 who has provided such information to us, please inform us (Info@YogaMedicine.com) and we will remove such information from our database as described further below.

In addition, no person (of any age) is required to provide us with the personal information we request. If you do not wish to provide such information, you are free not to do so. Your provision of requested information to us through Yoga Medicine®’s website or other means is presumed by us to be voluntary and with your consent to the uses described herein. If after submitting personal information to us, you wish to “opt-out,” please contact us as noted above and we will remove your information from our database as set forth below in the section titled “Managing Your Information.” Please know that such a decision will not stop advertising or content that is generated prior to the time when we can accomplish the removal of your information.

Yoga Medicine® uses the information you provide to us to customize emails and the content that we present to you, to contact you with specials and new products, and to enhance our product offerings. Yoga Medicine® will not sell or rent your personal information to any third party except when:

  • Yoga Medicine® must share the information in order to provide a product or service that you have requested, in which case we will demand that any third party we use to fulfill your order agree that it does not have the right to use the personal information other than to fulfill your request; or
  • Yoga Medicine® is required to respond to subpoena, court orders or other legal process requiring such disclosure.

USE OF COOKIES

Yoga Medicine® uses cookies and pixels to enhance the interactive nature of your Internet experience and to provide a convenient feature to save you time. Cookies enable Yoga Medicine® to quickly retrieve specific information from previous visits and to recall features that you may have customized on your browser.

MANAGING YOUR INFORMATION

You are entitled to request access to and correction of all your personal data collected by us via Yoga Medicine® website, as well as to require us to delete your data if you no longer want us to process it. You can make such a request or a related inquiry by sending an email to Info@Yoga Medicine.com.

If you are one of our customers who are in the EU, and we are specifically selling our products to the Member State where you are located, you have specific rights that we are honored to enforce without undue delay. If you cannot exercise your choice on your account page or if you do not have an account with us, please reach out to us, at Info@Yoga Medicine.com. We will be more than happy to help.

SECURITY

Yoga Medicine® employs reasonable measures to maintain all personal information provided by you on computer servers in a controlled and secured environment in an effort to hinder unauthorized access, loss, alteration, use or disclosure of such information. Unfortunately, the nature of the Internet is such that information may be transmitted over networks without appropriate security measures and may be accessed, deleted, altered, used or disclosed by unauthorized persons.

We use reasonable measures to limit the disclosure of the data you provide to us only to certain staff within Yoga Medicine® and its affiliates (i.e. staff whose job it is to process your inquiries and survey answers or otherwise to administer Yoga Medicine®’s website, and those staff involved in the provision of Yoga Medicine® services and products which may be of interest to you) and to require that they process the data only for the purposes identified in this privacy policy.

To protect Yoga Medicine®’s customers from fraudulent transactions on Yoga Medicine®’s e-commerce websites, all orders are subject to review and verification. As part of the verification process, an order may be temporarily placed on hold in order to verify credit card billing information, which may include contacting the credit card holder.

Please note: The servers that make the website available and that store the information that is collected on or through the website may be located in the United States of America (“USA”). If you are located outside the USA, please note that the information you provide will be transferred to the USA. The laws of the USA may not provide the same level of legal data protection as the country from which you access the website. By using the website and submitting personal information to us, you consent to and authorize such transfers and the use and processing by us of information as described in this Privacy Policy.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Yoga Medicine® and the original creators of all materials on Yoga Medicine®’s website own all copyrightable subject matter on Yoga Medicine®’s website and all trademarks, patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Yoga Medicine® and/or such other parties. No license to or right in any such copyrights, trademarks, patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of Yoga Medicine® and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you. In addition, direct linking, deep linking, framing, page-jacking, metatagging, and using a robot, spider, or automated device of any kind to monitor or copy Yoga Medicine®’s website is strictly prohibited.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Yoga Medicine® hereby authorizes you only to access the content herein solely for your personal and private use in learning or acquiring Yoga Medicine® products. Except where expressly noted, no other permission is granted to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, or modify the content contained on this website. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this website may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. Any other use of materials on this website, including reproduction for purposes other than those expressly permitted herein, modification, distribution, or republication, without prior written permission of Yoga Medicine® is strictly prohibited. Any copy made by you as permitted herein must retain all copyright and trademark notices, including any other proprietary notices, contained in the materials. The use of such materials on any other website or in any environment of networked computers is prohibited.

HYPERTEXT LINKS

In the event this website contains hypertext links to websites that are not created or maintained by Yoga Medicine®, this privacy policy applies only to Yoga Medicine®’s website and not to any of these third party websites. Yoga Medicine® is not responsible for the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of those third party websites. The inclusion of any link to such websites does not imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Yoga Medicine® of the third party websites. Yoga Medicine® disclaims any liability for links (1) from another website to this website, and (2) to another website from this website. Yoga Medicine® cannot guarantee the standards of any website to which links are provided on Yoga Medicine®’s website, nor shall Yoga Medicine® be held responsible for the contents of those websites, or any subsequent links. For this reason, Yoga Medicine® does not represent or warrant that the contents of any third party website are accurate, compliant with state or federal law, or compliant with copyright or other intellectual property laws. Yoga Medicine® does not endorse the contents of these third party websites in any way. Also, Yoga Medicine® is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked website. Any reliance on the contents of a third party website is done at your own risk, and you assume all responsibilities and consequences resulting from such reliance.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA?

We keep your data for as long as you have an account with us. We also keep some data for security investigation. Most importantly, we have specific obligations for fraud detection and tax reasons. Therefore, we might need to retain certain data even if you ask to delete it.

DO WE HAVE ANY LEGAL OBLIGATIONS WHEN HANDLING YOUR DATA?

Yes. We might need to share your personal information to comply with applicable legal obligations. For example, we might need to keep records for tax reasons or fraud detection.

ANY UPDATE?

If we update our Privacy Policy to reflect a change or improvement of our services or a new legal obligation, we will publish the new version on our website, and we will make it clear on our homepage www.yogamedicine.com.

Revised 05/24/18