Site Privacy and Security Statement

Thank you for visiting the YMAA Retreat Center web-site and reviewing our privacy and security statement. The YMAA Retreat Center is strongly committed to maintaining the privacy of your personal information and the security of our computer systems. With respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, and YMAA Retreat Center makes every effort to ensure compliance with applicable Federal and International laws, including, but not limited to, The Privacy Act of 1974, The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and The Freedom of Information Act.

As a general rule, the YMAA Retreat Center does not collect personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.

If you respond to an on-line request for personal information:

Generally, the information requested by the YMAA Retreat Center will be used to respond to your inquiry or to provide you with the service associated with the request. However, when this information is requested, the reasons for collecting it with a description of the YMAA Retreat Center intended use of the information will be fully described in a customized "Privacy Notice." This Privacy Notice will either appear on the Web page collecting the information or be accessible through a link prominently displayed immediately preceding the information request.

If you visit our site to read or download information, we collect and store the following information:

  • The domain name of the referrer
  • The date and time of the site access
  • The IP of the website from which you linked directly to our site

The above information is used by to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, identify what information is of most and least interest, determine technical design specifications, monitor system performance, and help us make our site more useful to visitors.

If you identify yourself by sending an e-mail containing personal information:

You also may decide to send us personally-identifying information, for example your mailing address, in an electronic mail message requesting that information be mailed to you. Information collected in this manner is used solely for responding to requests for information or records.

Cookie Use Notice

The YMAA Retreat Center employs "cookies" to provide better service to its customers. The YMAA Retreat Center does not use cookies to collect any personally identifying information from users or to track user activities beyond our web-site. The YMAA Retreat Center does not maintain copies of cookies on our web-site after you leave our Web site.

The YMAA Retreat Center limits its use of cookies to "session cookies" — types of cookies that are temporarily stored in your computer's memory. Session cookies are normally deleted from a user's computer when the user logs off the computer or the user exits the browser.