- PROTECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We appreciate your interest in our organization. The protection of your personal data during the study is of great importance to us and we are fully committed to protecting your personal data. We are taking your privacy very seriously, especially, as concerns the collection, sharing, processing, and utilization of your personal data.
The Sufi Psychology Association’s Teachable school has virtual programs and research studies.
Contact info for data protection matters:
The responsible contact for data protection matters in our organization is:
Sufi Psychology Association
PO Box 1085
Davis, CA 95616
E-mail: [email protected]
If you have any questions regarding the protection of your personal data or this privacy statement, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer. We will be pleased to inform you about your personal data stored in our database.
- CONSENT TO USE OF DATA
Merely reading this privacy statement shall not be deemed replace the consent we are required by law to obtain from you in order to collect, share, process, and use your personal data in the form indicated below and for the purposes mentioned below. In addition, we would like to emphasize that you have the right to withdraw the consent you have given with respect to the collection and use of your data at any time with future effect. See Art. 7 (3) GDPR.
- PRIVACY STATEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO FUTURE CHANGES
Experience has shown that privacy legislation is subject to regular revisions, which may require adjustments to our privacy statement. We therefore reserve the right to adjust the present privacy statement accordingly and to send you information about changes to our privacy statement if required. Please be assured that we will not change our privacy statement in any material way that might lead to an increased use of your data, unless you have given your consent to such use.
- COLLECTION AND RECORDING OF DATA FOR RESEARCH STUDIES AND FROM QUESTIONNAIRES
Below you will find some information about personal data recorded during your participation in our research studies.
Anonymized data will be electronically transferred from the online platform to researchers at Sufi Psychology Association (SPA) for statistical analysis. When information is electronically transferred, it will be assigned an identification number and will not include any identifiable information. At study completion, once electronically transferred, the information will be deleted from the online platform. The de-identified data will be kept on a secure server and in secure electronic files at SPA in accordance with the European Data Protection Directive and federal laws governing the security and privacy of research data. Subject’s anonymity and privacy will be protected in any publications or presentations that result from the research by using only aggregated data and/or pseudonyms.
The above-mentioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:
Statistical analysis of study data.
The legal basis for the afore-mentioned data processing is Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR. Our justifiable interest results from the just mentioned purposes for data collection.
- NO RECORDING OF ADDITIONAL PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS PROVIDED VOLUNTARILY
Any personal data other than those specified in the previous section will only be collected and stored by us if you have provided them voluntarily, e.g. by sending us an e-mail query or by providing your contact data. The legal basis for processing personal data in this context is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You have the right to withdraw the consent you have given with respect to the recording of your data at any time with future effect. See Art. 7 (3) GDPR.
- USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
We will only use any personal data you have transferred or communicated to us for answering your inquiries, performing contracts to which you are a party, processing orders you have placed with us, or for the purposes of our technical administration, accounting or invoicing processes. The applicable legal bases in this context are Article 6 (1) (a), and alternatively also, (b), (c) and (f) GDPR. We will not disclose or otherwise transfer any of your personal data to any third party, unless (i) this is required for performing a contract or for invoicing purposes or (ii) you have previously given your consent or (iii) we are entitled or required to do so under applicable legal provisions. The applicable legal bases in this context are Article 6 (1) (a), and alternatively also, (b), (c) and (f) GDPR. You have the right to withdraw the consent you have given us at any time with future effect. See Art. 7 (3) GDPR.
- NO TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA TO THIRD COUNTRIES OR INTERNATIONAL OR CROSS-BORDER ORGANIZATIONS
We do not transfer any data to third countries or to international or cross-border organizations. Should the transfer of data to a third country or to an international or cross-border organization be necessary, such transfer will be performed as permitted by applicable law only.
- DELETION OF PERSONAL DATA
If you withdraw your consent, we will delete your personal data, unless required by law, at the earliest opportunity and within 48 hours of the request. See Art. 7 (3) GDPR. The data will also be deleted if we no longer need to know them for fulfilling the purpose for which they were stored or if storage of the data is or has become inadmissible for any other legal reasons.
- RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND OTHER RIGHTS
a) Upon request, we will be pleased to inform you about your personal data stored by us, including their origin, recipients, and the purpose for which they are stored. See 15 GDPR.
b) In addition, you have the following rights regarding your personal data processed by us:
– right to request corrections (Art. 16 GDPR)
– right to request deletions (Art. 17 GDPR)
– right to restrict processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
– right to object to processing (Art. 21 GDPR)
– right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
c) In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority ( 77 GDPR).
- PROTECTION AGAINST THIRD PARTIES SPYING ON PERSONAL DATA
Please be assured that we will protect your personal data stored by us from illegal espionage by third parties as far as such protection is reasonably possible using modern technical and organizational means. However, whenever we contact you or you contact us by e-mail, we cannot guarantee full data security despite various safeguards employed by us. We therefore recommend you to send any confidential information by ordinary mail.
Additional Privacy Considerations
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Students in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Students enroll in the School or a Course within the School, subscribe to a newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available in our School. Students may visit the School anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Students only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Students can refuse to supply personal identification information but doing so may prevent them from engaging in certain School related activities.
How we use collected information
The School may collect and use Students’ personal identification information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service
- Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To personalize user experience
- We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Students as a group use the services and resources provided in our School.
- To send periodic emails
- We may use Student email addresses to send Students information and updates pertaining to their order. Student email addresses may also be used to respond to Student inquiries, questions, or other requests.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Student personal identification information to others.
Third party websites
Student may find advertising or other content in our School that link to the websites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these websites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our School. In addition, these websites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These websites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Student, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.
Your acceptance of these terms