Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 2017-05-18T15:28:39+00:00

At Mindworks Inc (“Mindworks”) we recognize that privacy is important and we are committed to protecting your right to privacy. While gathering information about the people who use our site is an important part of the Mindworks experience, we take your privacy very seriously, and are committed to making every effort to safeguard your personal data. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is incorporated into the Mindworks Terms of Service and is intended to inform you of what information we collect, how this information is used, and what steps we take to protect the information of our users and individuals whose payment details are used to purchase Mindworks (collectively “you”).

WHAT INFORMATION WE RECEIVE FROM YOU
When you create a Mindworks account, we ask for certain information to process your registration, including an email address and password. If you subscribe to a paid account, we request additional information, including your full name and payment method details.

If you sign in to Mindworks using your Facebook or other third-party credentials, we will use that service to authenticate your identity. We may also receive other information that you have agreed may be provided by that third party, such as your username, name, e-mail address, date of birth and gender. We receive this information to use for the purposes explained in this Policy.

We may supplement the information you provide to us with additional information gathered from other sources, such as publicly available information.

In addition to the information you provide to us, when you use Mindworks, Information may be automatically submitted about the computer, mobile device, or other devices you use to access Mindworks and about how you use Mindworks. For example, we receive data about the meditations you use and the amount of completion or time spent in that meditation. As is true for most apps, we may also receive information such as your browser type, IP address, language, operating system, unique device identifier, the date and time of your visit, the pages you view and the websites you visited immediately before and after visiting Mindworks. In some cases, we link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you. We do this improve the content of the app and Website to provide a more personalized experience. We use this aggregated information to understand and optimize how our site is used, improve our marketing efforts, and provide content and features that are of interest to you.

From time to time we use push notifications in our mobile applications to send you messages about Mindworks or your account. You may opt out of receiving push notifications through your mobile device.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Cookies
As is true of most app companies, we and third parties that we work with use cookies and other web and mobile tracking technologies, such as flash cookies, web beacons, scripts and tags. We use these technologies for authentication, to store your preferences or progress, for analytics and to help us advertise Mindworks. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

We use cookies for authentication and for preserving settings across your visit to Mindworks. You can control the use of cookies at the browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

The third-party advertising and analytics companies with whom we or our advertisers partner, including Google and Facebook, may place a unique cookie or utilize similar technologies on your browser in order to collect non-personal information about your visits to Mindworks.

Mobile Analytics
We use mobile analytics tools to better understand the functionality of our mobile applications. These tools may record information about your usage, including how often you use the app, the events that occur within the app, and from where the app was downloaded. We may link your personal information recorded in analytics software to us.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION AT MINDWORKS
We collect this information to operate, improve the content of Mindworks, and to provide a more personalized experience. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Periodically informing you about changes on our app, Website, and new products and services. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others;
  • Authenticating your login and processing payments. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the purchase transaction;
  • Allowing you to monitor your meditation use and progress in Mindworks; for example, by presenting updated results of your meditation progress;
  • Performing statistical analyses of users of the site, and their viewing and participation patterns, for product development, and to inform advertisers about the nature of our audience. Please note that we do not share contact information with our advertisers.
  • Customize and deliver information about our events, Mind Talks, and offerings by email;
  • Provide customer support and send confirmations about your account;
  • Protect our intellectual property and other rights. We may use the information that we collect to prevent illegal activities, to enforce the Mindworks Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law; and
  • Manage Mindworks and our events and trainings.

In addition to the uses identified above, we may use the information that we collect for any other purposes disclosed to you or pursuant to your consent.

Please note that third parties may independently collect data about you, including your IP address and information about the websites you visit and the links you click, through cookies, clicks on links, or other means when you visit or view ads on the site. We do not control the privacy practices of these third-party services.

THIRD-PARTY USE
We may employ third parties to perform site-related services, including database management, maintenance services, analytics, marketing, billing and email distribution. These third parties have access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf.

No Disclosure to Third Parties
We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We believe in protecting your privacy, and therefore do not provide your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes.

TRACKING AND ADS
We or a third party contracted by us may use technologies such as cookies, Web beacons, or scripts to gather information about how you and other interact with our app. For example, we will know how many users access specific areas or features within our site and which links they clicked on. We use this aggregated information to understand and optimize how our site is used, improve our marketing efforts, and provide content and features that are of interest to you.

This Policy applies to all of the products, services and websites offered by Mindworks, the mobile or tablet versions thereof, any Mindworks software, and any applications created by Mindworks whether available through a social networking site or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies (collectively, the “Service”). Please note that the availability of any Mindworks applications on a social networking site, mobile or tablet device or other technology platform does not indicate any relationship or affiliation between Mindworks and such social networking site, mobile or table device or other technology platform.

CONSENT TO PROCESSING AND TRANSFER OF INFORMATION OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
If you access Mindworks outside of the United States, you understand and unambiguously consent to the transfer of your personal information to, and the collection and processing of such personal information in the United States.

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy and protections, please contact us.

By using the Service, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as outlined in this Policy. As this Policy may be amended from time to time, you should visit this page periodically to review any changes to the Policy. Through your continued use of the app and Website after changes are made to the Policy, you accept the Policy as modified.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
This privacy policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. We will notify you of any significant or material changes in the way we treat your information by placing a prominent notice on our Website or sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account.

DELETING YOUR ACCOUNT
You can request that your account be deleted at any time by contacting us.

When your account is deleted, your user profile and all public activities (comments, conversation topics) will be removed. To unsubscribe from our newsletters, click on the link at the bottom of a newsletter you have received, or you can manage your subscriptions from your Mindworks profile.