Privacy Policy

Yog Dhyan Foundation

The YDF Mission  is committed to respecting the privacy concerns of its visitors to Yog Dhyan Foundation

We have created this privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) to establish guidelines that will govern the collection, use, protection and disclosure of the personal and non-personal information of visitors (“You” or “Visitor”) to the Website.

We value the trust of the Visitor and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that We be open and accountable in our treatment of the Personal Information that You choose to share with YDF.

YDF collects three kinds of information from this Website:

(1) voluntarily provided personal information;

(2) anonymous non-personal information; and

(3) “cookie” based information.

Personal Information

YDF does not automatically collect personal information, such as name, address, phone number, email address and other personally identifiable information, from its Visitors (“Personal Information”).

From time to time, YDF will collect Personal Information that is voluntarily provided by a Visitor when filling out an online form and/or subscribing to newsletters and other activities carried out on the Website.

We keep the Personal Information that You provide to YDF in strict confidence.

YDF will only collect and use such Personal Information solely for the purpose(s) disclosed by YDF at the time of collection and only after the Visitor has voluntarily agreed to such collection, use, protection and disclosure of Personal Information by clicking “I agree”, “Submit” or other interactive text that the Visitor interacts with in order to indicate the Visitor’s informed consent, on the online form, or in writing if entering via faxed or mailed form.

We limit the collection of Personal Information to that which is necessary for the purposes identified.

YDF may use email addresses that have been voluntarily provided by its Visitors to respond to Visitors who communicate with YDF. All emails from YDF to its Visitors include instructions on how to discontinue receipt of emails, newsletters and other communication from YDF and Visitors can discontinue such communication at any time. Email addresses from Visitors who wish to discontinue receipt of YDF’s emails will be removed from YDF’s distribution list and databases.

All Personal Information that may identify a Visitor and has been collected with the Visitor’s consent by YDF is not disclosed in any identifiable form to any other party outside YDF, except as required by law, and for the fulfillment of the specific purpose identified to the Visitor at the time of collection.

However, YDF may disclose such information in anonymous, aggregated and non-personally identifiable form to other parties for marketing, advertising or other purposes and to better understand Visitor’s use of the Website.

At any time, a Visitor may send an email to privacy

to request that Personal Information be changed, removed or updated in YDF’s databases.


The Website contains a link to an online form that allows a Visitor to make a donation. The personal and credit card information provided on this form is used only to process the donations. Online donations to YDF may be processed through a third party. The security and privacy policies of this third party are available by clicking on the relevant “Privacy Policy” link on the online donation form web page.

Donation Refund Policy

YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION is instituting a donation refund policy to ensure fair and transparent processing of requests for refund of donations as digital payments are becoming more frequent. YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION expects that all donors will exercise due care and diligence while making donations. YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION  also recognizes that a donation may be made erroneously.

YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION will examine each request for refund of donation and endeavors to make the refund. YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION may also seek further information / documents and donor must co-operate in this regard.

However, YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION is not obliged to make refunds and may, in its discretion, decline any requests for refund of donations.

If you would like your donation to YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION to be refunded, you must request YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION in writing or by email for a refund and your request must reach YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION within a week from the date on which you made the donation i.e. the date on which you made the donation online/electronically.

The written request from the same email (as mentioned at the time of donation) stating reason for requesting refund must be sent to the

 and must contain all the following details pertaining to the donation: –

1. Date of donation :
2. Donation Amount :
3. Name & Address of the Donor :
4. Bank Account No. (from which donation was made) :
5. Name of the Bank & Branch :
6. IFSC Code :
7. Proof of Payment Made :
8. Email ID mentioned at the time of donation :
9. Contact No. mentioned at the time of donation :
10. Reason for Seeking Refund :

All decisions of YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION in this regard will be final and binding on the donor. Once YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION decides to refund, the refund will be sent to the account from which the donation was made.

Anonymous Non-Personal Information

When a Visitor visits the Website, anonymous, non personal information about their visit is automatically collected. Such information may include the length and date of the visit, how the Visitor navigated the Website, what pages the Visitor viewed, the type of browser being used by the Visitor, the type of operating system used by the Visitor and the domain name of the Visitor’s Internet service provider (collectively, “Anonymous Non-Personal Information”). YDF uses this Anonymous Non-Personal Information to track the success of its Website and to better tailor the Website to Visitors’ needs and interests. This Anonymous Non-Personal Information may be shared with other parties, such as broadcasters, advertisers, sponsors and partners.

Cookie-based Information

YDF may use cookies on its Website. “Cookies” are pieces of information that the Website transfers to a Visitor’s hard drive for record keeping and identification purposes. Cookies are used to make the Visitor’s use of the Website easier by saving Visitor preferences and passwords and to identify which areas of the Website are popular and which areas need improvement and how to target certain advertising to its Visitors. YDF does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information except in connection with a password protected online registration for a newsletter or other service and only with the Visitor’s informed consent. Visitors may visit the Website with its cookies turned off to avoid the collection of Cookie based information.

Protection of Visitors’ Personal Information

YDF protects the Personal Information it collects with appropriate technological, physical and administrative safeguards to protect it from unauthorized disclosure or use.

Access to Personal Information collected by YDF is limited to authorised individuals and stored on its databases, which are protected by firewalls and are password-secured. YDF retains the Personal Information only for as long as is required for the purposes identified at the time of its collection and consented to by the Visitor providing it or as otherwise required by law.

Once Personal Information is no longer necessary for the purposes consented to by the Visitor, it is YDF’s practice to delete it from its databases or systems or make it anonymous.

Linked Websites

This Website may be linked to other websites. Unless otherwise specified, these linked websites are not under the control of YDF and are required to have their own privacy policies. Visitors should ensure that they read and understand how their Personal Information may be collected, used, and disclosed by the linked websites as YDF is not responsible for and shall not be held liable for any procedures, policies or activities of any websites linked to the Website.

Visitor’s Consent to Privacy Policy

By visiting and using this website, the Visitor agrees to the Privacy Policy and the terms of use (“Terms of Use”) linked to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the Privacy Policy do not use this Website or provide Personal Information to YDF. If you wish to amend, update or remove the Personal Information already provided, contact


YDF takes its commitment to securing privacy very seriously. From time to time, YDF may amend or update this Privacy Policy to comply with visitor concerns, best practices and/or the law. YDF has appointed a member of its management team to act as YDF ’s Privacy Officer and who is responsible for reviewing, approving and administering this Privacy Policy and YDF’s commitments hereunder. If you have any questions, concerns or comments, feel free to contact the Privacy Officer at

The YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION (Regd.) is a registered charity in India. The Words “YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION” is the brand name and trademark of the YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION  (Regd.). The YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION (Regd.) is part of an international network of non-profit, charitable organizations which operate using the YOG DHYAN FOUNDATION brand and trademark. Each of these organizations is a separate entity established in accordance with the laws of such organisation’s jurisdiction.