Privacy Policy

Here you can find our privacy policy. At the Phuket Meditation Center, we are committed to safeguarding your privacy whenever you interact with us or visit our websites, namely phuket-meditation.com, phuketcounseling.com and other associated websites that we may develop in the future. As data privacy continues to be such an important and sensitive topic, we would like to take this opportunity to reassure any concerns that you may have about how we store and use the data that you provide to us.

Privacy policies can be quite wordy, and the subject matter is usually difficult to read. However, we respect your privacy (and the security of your personal data) and therefore invite you to read our Privacy Policy below in full so you understand how we store and manage your data.

We have no interest in profiting from your personal data, other than to use it to offer services you require from us and to share relevant news, offers, promotions, and other information about Phuket Meditation Center that we believe will be of interest to you.

Finally, we would like to sincerely thank you for entrusting us with your personal data. We promise to use it to offer you the very best service possible and to keep you informed about interesting news and information about the Phuket Meditation Center. Most importantly, we look forward to welcoming you to the Phuket Meditation Center in the near future.

01 Privacy Policy Statement

This privacy policy statement (“Policy”) sets out how we, Phuket Meditation Co., Ltd. (“PMC”, “The Company”, “We”), collect, use and protect any Personal Information that you give to us when you use our website. The data controller is Phuket Meditation Co., Ltd, and you can reach us by emailing calling +66 (0) 87 2797655, or mailing to Phuket Meditation Center, 69/509 Moo 1 Tambon Chalong, Amphoe Mueang, 83130 Phuket, Thailand.

The Phuket Meditation Center is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We may ask you to provide certain information that helps us to identify you when using this website. However, please rest assured that we only use information that you choose to provide in accordance with this Policy.

We may make non-material changes to this Policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you agree with any changes. This Policy is effective from January 01, 2020.

02 What We Collect

We collect, process, and use your information in order to provide the services you request from us. This includes providing information to help you make an informed decision on which program is best for you to experience and processing your reservations and payments. We process Personal Information by electronic and automatic means; however, we may also process Personal Information in paper form. Refusal to provide Personal Information may affect our ability to service your requests, confirm your stay, or provide you with information about Phuket Meditation Center and the experience that we offer. With your consent, we may also use the Personal Information that you provide to send you promotional and marketing material about PMC via email. Information that we may collect from you (the “Personal Information”) includes the following items:

1) Name
2) Email Address
3) Mailing Address
4) Telephone Number(s)
5) Skype ID
6) Gender and Age
7) Health and Medical Information
8) Lifestyle Habits
9) Health Interests
10) Credit Card Information
11) Passport Information
12) Arrival and Departure Dates
13) Flight Information
14) Other information that you elect to provide to us

Through the “Comment Box,” you may share other information with us including but not limited to your personal travel preferences, personal health concerns or personal health goals (the “Additional Information”). We will store and utilize the Additional Information in the same manner that we store and utilize your Personal Information. We don’t use your Personal Information for any other purpose.

03 Managing your Newsletter Subscription

As part of the inquiry process, we allow you to choose whether you wish to receive advertisements, updates, promotions and other information about PMC from time to time. We will only send you this information if you chose to opt-in by clicking the respective box giving us consent to deliver our periodic mailings to your email address. If you chose not to opt-in to receive these communications, we will not send them to you. Even if you selected to opt-in to our communications you will have an opportunity to unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in our newsletters and other communications.

04 Security

It is our priority to ensure that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place industry-standard managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

However, the website does not guarantee the security of information given to it. Although we take reasonable measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure or use, all transmissions are still at your own risk. We scan our website on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities. In order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible, we also use regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons. They have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information. This is to maintain the safety of your personal information.

05 How we use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks for permission so it can place itself on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use cookies to identify which pages are being used, how individuals are accessing our pages. We also may identify what geographical location individuals are accessing the pages from. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic, improve our website, and anticipate future volumes of business. We only use this information for statistical purposes.

06 Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies will remember your preferences and, in general, that you visited PMC’s website. Based on your online behavior, you may be provided with advertisements for the Phuket Meditation Center and our products and services on third-party websites. We strive to provide you with advertisements relevant to you and your interests. These cookies also limit the number of times you see an advertisement. Moreover they help us measure the effectiveness of our advertisements.

You can choose to accept or refuse to store cookies. You can also delete cookies that may already exist on your browser by adjusting the preferences on your web browser. Visit the “Help” section in your browser settings for instructions on how not to accept or save cookies automatically.

Please note that we don’t require you to accept cookies in order to browse our website. However, by disabling cookies, you may not be able to fully experience all of the features of the website and some pages may not display correctly. We store any information that we collect through cookies anonymously.

07 Do Not Track Signals

We honor Do Not Track signals. Therefore we do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

08 When we collect information

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on our site.

If you feel that something is wrong or don’t want us to collect your information in any way, please just drop us an email and we will respond as fast as possible. We are ready to delete all your information immediately upon request. Since we are a small company and very responsive we do our absolute best to make you feel safe and respected as our guest and website visitor. You can contact us here: Contact us

09 Use of Information

Our Privacy Policy covers all online information consisting of personal identifiable or non-personal identifiable information shared with us while visiting our website.

We use the personal information that you supply to the website in order to provide services. It helps us to carry out the transactions expected of us, process requests and notify clients of any material change to this Privacy Policy. On the other hand we use the non-personally identifiable information to manage the website. We may use it to analyze data for easy navigation and access on the website. Hence, the use of the website signifies your agreement with all the terms of the Privacy Policy.

Should you not want us to use your personal identification, do not submit any information to the website or to any of our members.

10 Information Collected by Third Parties

We may link our website to other websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those other linked websites. We advise you to consult their own privacy policy as they might have different policies regarding the use of their respective sites. Consequently, we have no control over the information submitted by or in possession of third parties.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

11 Retention of Personal Information

We will maintain Personal Information for as long as the laws of the Kingdom of Thailand (“Applicable Law”) require us to. Alternatively, for as long as necessary and for the purpose(s) we have described above. We will delete Personal Information when we don’t need it any longer. In any case, we will delete it upon expiration of the maximum storage term set forth by Applicable Law.

Unless the law requires it by court order, or any government or law enforcement authority, we do not provide your Personal Information to any third party. This also includes additional Information that you may provide to us through this website. We store all of your Personal Information securely at the Phuket Meditation Center in Phuket, Thailand. We do not transfer your Personal Information internationally.

You may request details of Personal Information that we hold about you by writing an email to info@phuket-meditation.com. We will subsequently provide the information to you in a readable electronic-format free of charge and within five (5) business days of receiving your request. Generally we may apply an administrative fee to those requests that we deem to be excessive or repetitive.

12 Email Addresses

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
  • Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
  • Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

And we agree to the following:

  • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if we use one.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails:

  • Follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence.

13 Social Media Link and Share Buttons

Our website features image links  from social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. We embed these “Share” buttons in disabled form. This means that there is no direct contact between our server and the servers of the respective social networks. Only when you click the “Share” button, will a new window open in which you must log on to the selected social network. You can then select to share or recommend the page you choose. We will certainly not transmit any data from our website to the respective operator of the social network without you initiating and accepting such a transmission.

Our website features hyperlinks to websites belonging to (and operated by) other providers. As a result of clicking these links, you will be redirected from our website to the third-party website. We are certainly not responsible for how these companies handle your data. With this in mind please visit the websites of the respective 3rd party company directly for additional information.

15 Google Maps

Our website uses Google Maps on some sub-pages to display maps and to create travel directions. Such instructions may help you to arrive at event locations. Google Maps is a map service from Google, Inc. The use of Google Maps may result in information about the use of our website. This includes your IP address and your indicated starting address within the scope of the driving direction/route planner function. This information will be transmitted to Google in the United States of America.

If you open a page that contains Google Maps, your browser establishes a direct connection with Google’s server. Consequently the map content is delivered by Google directly to your browser. Subsequently it is integrated by your browser into our website. Moreover, we have no influence on the amount of data collected by Google in this way. If you do not want Google to collect your information, you can deactivate JavaScript in your setting options; however, if you do this, you will not be able to use the map function.

For more information about the purpose and the scope of data collected as well as further processing and use of data by Google, Inc. please refer to Google’s Privacy Notice.

16 Use of YouTube Videos

We use embedded YouTube videos in the extended data protection mode. YouTube is a service from Google Inc. YouTube makes this extended data protection mode available. It also ensures that YouTube saves no cookies with personal data on your computer. When calling up the website and to embed the video, the IP address is transferred. This address cannot be correlated. That is provided you have not logged into YouTube or another Google service prior to calling up the site or if you are permanently logged in to Google. As soon as you start playing an embedded video by clicking Start, the extended data protection mode means that YouTube only saves cookies on your computer that contain no personally identifiable data. Moreover these cookies can be prevented with the relevant browser settings and extensions.

17 Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us and Google analyze how visitors utilize our website. Therefore, the information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google may transfer the information that Google Analytics collects to third parties where required to do so by law. Likewise it may transfer it, where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. However, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may also refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.

18 Notification of Changes to this Policy

This website reserves the right to amend or supplement the contents and/or information without prior notice. Thus any changes made to the website shall become effective on the date of posting. The use of the website after such posting constitutes consent thereto. Therefore, we advise you to review the Privacy Policy of the website before using it. Likewise, if any proposed change is unacceptable to you, you may request us to remove your Personal Information from our records. Simply ask by writing an email to the email address noted in the section of this Policy titled “Retention of Personal Information.”

19 Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy Statement or how we are collecting, using, or securing your Personal Information, please contact us at:

Phuket Meditation Co., Ltd.
69/509 Moo 1, Tambon Chalong
Amphoe Mueang, Phuket 83130, Thailand

Email: info@phuket-meditation.com
Phone: +66872797655

Or simply Contact us